THE KNOLL TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054379
Date first listed:
26-May-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
08-May-2002
Statutory Address:
THE KNOLL TOWER, WESTON PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE KNOLL TOWER, WESTON PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tong
National Grid Reference:
SJ8028709189

Details

SJ 80 NW TONG C.P WESTON PARK.

7/1 26/5/55 The Knoll Tower

II

Flag Tower. 1883. Random coursed ashlar, roof invisible behind parapet. Square plan with octagonal corner turret to North-West; Tudor Gothic style. 3 stages, with 4 stage turret. Battered first stage, string courses at floor levels, and battlemented parapet. Rectangular openings with chamfered revels in first and second stages, and turret; mullioned square windows with chamfered reveal in top stage. Boarded door to South-East. Fire back dated 1613 let into ground by West front, on site at time of re-survey. Associated with Weston Park (q.v. Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire). N Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.304; G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boscobel, 1984, p.161.



Listing NGR: SJ8028709189

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
255340
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Griffith, G, History of Tong and Boscobel, (1894), 161
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 304

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Jul 2005
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