Waterworks and Pumphouse


Ref. No.: KB186
Date of Photo: 1953.

View of the Waterworks built by the St. Helen's Corporation in 1848 with the Pumphouse added in the late 1880s. There is an internal view taken in the 1930s. The tower stood 110 feet high and contained over one million bricks. It was demolished in 1966. The Tower was a replica of Warwick Castle Keep. It was built by J. and T. Yearsley. The site of the Water Tower is situated near St. Kevin's Playing Fields.

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