Fáilte/Welcome | Feedback | Site Maprssfacebookicon
Loading

Main Record - County Westmeath

 View location on map print-icon   Print This Page
Battery Heights, Athlone, County Westmeath
15001016
General view.
Reg. No.15001016
Date1950 - 1970
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBELLAUGH
CountyCounty Westmeath
Coordinates202937, 241514
Categories of Special InterestTECHNICAL
RatingLocal
Original Usewater tower
In Use Aswater tower
 
Description
Freestanding reinforced concrete water tower, erected c.1970, consisting of circular concrete reservoir/tank supported on ten splayed concrete supports with enclosed access staircase to central cylindrical shaft. Located in an elevated position close to Battery Heights.

Appraisal

A substantial reinforced concrete structure that acts as a landmark in the locality. The splayed concrete supports lend this functional structure a sculptural appearance. Of technical and civil engineering interest on account of its intended function.
 
Back To Results