Water Tower, Chester. Antique print of the Water Tower (originally known as the New Tower) a 14th-century tower in Chester, Cheshire, England. The tower was built between 1322 and 1325, at which time it stood in the River Dee, and was attached, by a spur wall, to Bonewaldesthorne’s Tower on the city walls. Original copper-plate engraving dated in the plate Nov 7; 1783. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins. Price shown is ex VAT.