TQ0472 : Staines Reservoirs tower

taken 7 years ago, near to Stanwell, Surrey, Great Britain

Staines Reservoirs tower
Staines Reservoirs tower
This is the water tower in the north-western corner of the southern of the pair of reservoirs which were completed by the then Metropolitan Water Board in 1902. On the right is a water level gauge board with the number 23.16 prominent at the top. The photographer is guessing that this is the maximum capacity design water level in metres above sea level. Below is a graduated scale that appears to be in increments of 0.05 metre indicating that the water level is currently about 1.3 metres below the maximum.
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TQ0472, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Category
Reservoir towers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 046 729 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.7637N 0:29.7401W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 046 729
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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