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Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Chilton Polden
National Grid Reference:
ST 37944 39859


CHILTON POLDEN CP BROADWAY (North side) ST33NE 9/21 The Temple - - II

Folly tower. Early C19 incorporating re-used C15 features; by William Stradling. Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar, freestone dressings, roof missing. Gothick incorporating Perpendicular features; a romantic tower, square on plan on a mock-moated site. Two stages, diagonal buttresses with offsets to entrance front, pinnacles. Central semi-circular head door opening in moulded and shafted surround, label, carved spandrels, above a mullioned and transomed window, much decayed, lights remaining are cusped with blank heads, carved spandrels. Smaller similar windows to north and south sides, tracery missing. Moulded stone cornice around top, corbel carved as an angel at one corner. Interior with stone staircase; remains of a former stone vault supporting first floor. Structure in poor condition at time of re-survey (September 1985).

Listing NGR: ST3794439859


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

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Date: 07 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12846/16
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