2015

TQ2195 : Arkley: Arkley Water Tower

taken 9 years ago, near to Arkley, Barnet, England

Arkley: Arkley Water Tower
Arkley: Arkley Water Tower
This unusual water tower is located in the apex of the junction between Rowley Green Road and Rowley Lane. Looked at in plan on satellite imagery it has the shape of a snowflake with six large angled protrusions from its central core. It was built in 1965 to the designs of the architects Scherrer and Hicks and is almost unique in the UK, the only other tower having a similar snowflake design being TG2618 : Water Tower in Horstead in Norfolk.

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Geographical Context: Water resources Primary Subject: Water Infrastructure other tags: Water Tower Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Rowley Lane [11] · Water Tower [4] · Design [2] ·
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TQ2195, 49 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Nigel Cox   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 7 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 March, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2193 9570 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.8131N 0:14.3473W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2188 9572
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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