SE7423 : "Salt and Pepper" Water Towers, Goole

taken 5 months ago, near to Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

"Salt and Pepper" Water Towers, Goole
"Salt and Pepper" Water Towers, Goole
Goole's most prominent landmarks are its twin water towers, affectionately known as the "salt and pepper pots" by some locals.

The red brick tower on the left, was built in 1885 and stands 43 metres tall. It was superseded in 1927 by the larger, white, ferro-concrete structure on the right which is of similar height but is almost three times bigger in diameter and has a Capacity of 750,000 gallons. The concrete tower was thought to be the biggest in Europe at the time of its construction. Both towers are Grade II listed buildings (brick tower List entry Number: 1083219 LinkExternal link concrete tower List entry Number: 1310620 LinkExternal link Historic England).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 741 234 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.1498N 0:52.6966W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 744 234
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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