THE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108546
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1949
Statutory Address:
THE TOWER

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TOWER

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Kingswear
National Grid Reference:
SX 90334 50283

Details

SX 95 SW KINGSWEAR FROWARD POINT

10/34 The Tower (formerly listed in 18.10.49 Brixham UD)

- II

Navigation daymark (beacon), situated on headland, Froward Point. Built in 1864. Slate rubble tower 80 feet high. Octagonal on plan, sharply battered with trun- cated open top, and tall narrow pointed-head openings on each side at base form- ing eight stilted piers. Built as a navigational aid by the Dart Harbour Commissioners.

Listing NGR: SX9033450283

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
100576
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05086/32
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