BERRY TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206305

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1949

Statutory Address: BERRY TOWER, CEMETERY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BERRY TOWER, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bodmin

National Grid Reference: SX0725067467

Summary

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History

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Details

BODMIN

SX0767 CEMETERY ROAD 629-1/2/21 Berry Tower 26/03/49

GV II

Ruined tower surviving from Chapel of the Holy Rood. 1501-14. Coursed squared local stone with granite window dressings, roofless. Square on plan with enclosed internal stair turret to NW corner. 3-stage tower with strings dividing stages. Lower stage has springing of relieving arch of west doorway and hoodmould over pointed window above. 2nd stage has sill, right-hand jamb and part of 5-foil head of right-hand light of former 2-light window. Upper stage has remains of similar window to each side, the north, east and south windows with hoodmoulds, 2 cinquefoil heads to east window, half-head to north and south windows and part of hoodmould to west window. Stair ventilators/windows near NW corner; some unblocked putlog holes. (McClean J: Deanery of Trigg Minor: Bodmin: 1873-: 199; Long L E: An Old Cornish Town: Bodmin: 1975-: 54-65).

Listing NGR: SX0725067467

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 367964

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Long, L E, An Old Cornish Town Bodmin, (1975), 054-65
McClean, J, Deanery of Trigg Minor Bodmin, (1873), 199

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