Ellerslie Lookout Tower

16 Mar 2003
Ellerslie Lookout Tower, Fremington, North Devon, Devon, EX31 2JN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

FREMINGTON BICKINGTON SS 53 SW 2/14 Ellerslie Lookout Tower II

Lookout tower. Early to mid C19. Stone rubble and brick. Roof removed and replaced by internal corrugated lean-to roof at first floor level. Octagonal tower, built to resemble Gothick folly. Formerly 2 storeys; first floor now removed. Embattled parapet. Tall pointed arched first floor openings on each side, alternatively blind and open on each facet, that to east side has 2-light casements on each floor with inserted doorway on north-west face. Otherwise ground floor openings, including entrance to west side, or each facet all infilled. 3 wrought iron brackets project at first floor level on west side, possibly originally supporting a canopy. The tower overlooks the Taw estuary.

Listing NGR: SS5369332670


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0023 IOE Records taken by Ann Allen; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Ann Allen. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Allen, Ann

Rights Holder: Allen, Ann


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