Interpretation: Water tank converted into a mortuary. Probably close to its oroiginal 18th century form. Similar in style to the Barrel vaulted tanks on Bermuda.
Historical context: 18th century
Significance comments: Part of the EIC period wharf complex. Internationally significant as a group. Directly related to the main driver of the island economy and part of the vista of the wharf from the bay and Ladder Hill. An integral part of the water management system of Saint Helena and one of the most vital historic functions of the wharf.
Latest inspection date: 8/26/2011
Inspected by: BMJ
Interior inspected: No
Inspected for: HER Creation
Type: Water storage
Sub type: None Sub type 2: None
Main period: East India Company
Period 2: None Period 3: None
Period 4: None Period 5: None
Days work to stabilse: 10
Condition comment: Requires repointing.
Feasible to occupy: Yes
Accessibility: Easily Accessible
None: No Tourist attraction: Yes Tourist accommodation: No Dwelling: No Public amenity: Yes Commercial: No Administrative: No Agricultural: No
Associated finds: None
Additional information: None
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