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TOWER AT HOLLYWOOD TOWER AND BOUNDARY WALL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: TOWER AT HOLLYWOOD TOWER AND BOUNDARY WALL

List entry Number: 1128869

Location

TOWER AT HOLLYWOOD TOWER AND BOUNDARY WALL, HOLLYWOOD LANE

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Almondsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Dec-1984

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35128

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 58 SE ALMONDSBURY HOLLYWOOD LANE (north east side) 11/34 Tower at Hollywood Tower and 21.10.52 boundary wall - II

3-stage clock tower. Early/mid C19. Coursed rubble and stone dressings. Square plan, Italianate and Early English style. Weathered angle buttresses, door with pointed arch in chamfered stone surround, hood mould with mask stops, with arms of Sir Stanley White over, moulded string courses, lancet with wooden louvres at 1st floor level in eaved architrave, clock set in upper level in decorative stone surround, stone Lombard frieze under coved cornice with rosettes, embattled parapet. Sides have 2-light window with Y tracery in stone surround and one slit window in eaved architrave at ground level, lancet at 1st floor and 2 windows with trefoil heads at 2nd floor, upper one with mask stops to hood mould. Rear has angled stair turret with slit windows. Octagonal stone cupola with blind windows to each side with roundels in spandrels and blind cross slits. Low boundary wall in ashlar on rubble plinth with pierced trefoils and coping has shield set in roundel on piers at corners and to each side of entry. Reputed to have been built as an observatory.

Listing NGR: ST5728081393

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National Grid Reference: ST 57280 81393

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