House in the Clouds, Thorpeness

RIBApix ref no RIBA9659
Architect/DesignerWilson, William Gilmour (1856-1943)
Artist/PhotographerScaife, Peter
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1923
Image Date2000
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceSCGB16760
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Peter Scaife / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This structure was built in 1923 as a water tower to supply Thorpeness village with the fanciful exterior to disguise its utilitarian function. There is living accommodation around the tower below the water tank (which is no longer used).

Subject tags

houses, Unusual structures, water towers