Record Details

NHER Number:40220
Type of record:Building
Name:Bowthorpe water tower


This water tower dates to 1980. It is a unique design with a tall cylindrical shaft on a base only 8m high because planning permission stipulated that there had to be a base. A separate access shaft stand next to it.

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Grid Reference:TG 17315 09900
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

Unique design. Built 1980. Tall cylindrical shaft, on base only 8m (26ft) high because planning permission stipulated there must be a base; separate access shaft. (S1) believes this must be preserved.
E. Rose (NLA) 7 February 2004.

Monument Types

  • WATER TOWER (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Monograph: Barton, B.. 2003. Water towers of Britain and their part in bringing water to the people.. pp 101-107.

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