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

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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

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

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

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

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: 18 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03294/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Charles A Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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