CHARBOROUGH TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1120555

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Statutory Address: CHARBOROUGH TOWER

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHARBOROUGH TOWER

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Morden

National Grid Reference: SY 92923 97558

Summary

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History

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Details

SY 99 NW MORDEN CHARBOROUGH PARK

3/131 Charborough Tower 20/11/59 GV II *

Tower "folly". Built 1790, partly reconstructed and heightened 1839 after lightning damage. Plastered walls, lead flat roof with parapet. Octagonal plan. Of 5 stages, each slightly recessed, divided by moulded string courses. Angle buttresses with pinnacles to the 2 lower stages. Pointed arched door- way with 2-light traceried window over. Blind windows in the 3 centre stages. Open traceried windows in the top stage. Internally, a stone spiral stair with ornamental iron balustrade leads up to the viewing chamber in the top stage. RCHM Monument 3.

Listing NGR: SY9292397558

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 108409

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

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