Survey Data

Reg No

15001016


Rating

Local


Categories of Special Interest

Technical


Original Use

Water tower


In Use As

Water tower


Date

1950 - 1970


Coordinates

202937, 241514


Date Recorded

08/09/2004


Date Updated

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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.