BROADWAY TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1214238

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1959

Statutory Address: BROADWAY TOWER, BUCKLE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BROADWAY TOWER, BUCKLE STREET

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon (District Authority)

Parish: Broadway

National Grid Reference: SP 11367 36213

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History

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Details

SP 13 NW BROADWAY CP BUCKLE STREET (off) Broadway Tower 5/8 30.7.59 II Folly. 1798 by James Wyatt for Lord Coventry. Limestone ashlar. Has three round corner turrets linked by two-bay canted sides. Four storeys, with battered lower storey. Embattled parapets: the turrets rise above the side walls. The turrets have narrow round-headed lights with stone surrounds. The first and second floor windows have round heads. On the third floor are round openings. Second floor windows have balconies with intersecting arches. Doorway, on south side, has round head. Between 1822 and 1862 the tower was used by Sir Thomas Phillips to house his private printing press. It was subsequently leased by Camel Price, an Oxford tutor. Among the people who stayed at the Tower were Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris.

Listing NGR: SP1136736213

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 399014

Legacy System: LBS

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