Survey Data

Reg No

14340007


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Technical


Original Use

Water tower


Date

1840 - 1860


Coordinates

277480, 241203


Date Recorded

01/07/2002


Date Updated

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Description

Cast-iron water tank, set on single-storey base, built c.1850, now disused. Red brick walls, with rock faced stone quoins and piers and with ashlar limestone parapet. Carved limestone arch and impost moulding surrounding openings. Cast-iron ladder leading to cast-iron water tank.

Appraisal

This water tower forms part of a group with the related structures at Enfield railway station. The unusual form of the tank makes it a notable addition to the site. The base of the water tower is executed with rock-faced limestone which contrasts with the carved limestone dressings and red brick walls. Enfield Station was built to serve the Midland Great Western Railway, on the Dublin to Galway line.