Tower Hill Water Tower

 Tower Hill Water Tower is a disused water tower and local landmark in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. Situated on the east side of Tower Hill, it was built between 1853-4 for Ormskirk Local Board of Health, and is reputed to be the oldest remaining water tower in the country. The tower is built in the Romanesque Revival style, constructed of coursed, squared sandstone, and arranged in a square plan. The tower is 25 metres (82 ft) tall and has a capacity of 100,000 gallons (450,000 L) of water.

Tower Hill Water Tower
Tower Hill Water Tower / PC78

The tower was taken out of service in the 1960s and has been unused since. In recent years, there have been a number of proposals for the future use of the tower, including converting it into a restaurant, a hotel, or a visitor attraction. The Tower Hill Water Tower is a Grade II  listed building and is a significant piece of Ormskirk's industrial heritage.


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