This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX4753 THE HOE, Hoe 740-1/66/296 Observation Tower by the Dome (Dome not included)
Observation tower in public park. Late C19. Granite plinth otherwise Plymouth limestone brought to course and with embattled parapet with cavetto parapet cornice. Small octagonal plan with low chamfered doorway with planked door at the landward end and sill string linking chamfered blind window to each of the other elevations. One of a good group of garden buildings on the Hoe, extended and replanned in the 1880s. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 665).
Listing NGR: SX4770953751
© Mr Derek Hiscock. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Hiscock, Derek
Rights Holder: Hiscock, Derek
Devonian Limestone, Granite, Victorian Watch Tower, Defence, Military Observation Site, Communications
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