LOOKOUT TOWER ON CLIFFS AT SX 707371

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306784
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1990
Statutory Address:
LOOKOUT TOWER ON CLIFFS AT SX 707371

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOOKOUT TOWER ON CLIFFS AT SX 707371

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Malborough
National Grid Reference:
SX7064337107

Details

MALBOROUGH SX 73 NW Lookout Tower on cliffs at SX 707371 8/32 II

Small tower, reputedly built as a lookout for Customs officers. Probably C18. Slatestone rubble walls with pyramidal stone corbelled roof. Plan: square, presumably built with a room on each floor, both very small. Exterior: 2 storeys in height but floor has gone to upstairs room. Doorway on north face has rough stone voussoir arched lintel, window opening on east has similar. Blocked opening on west wall. South wall, which faces sea, has a small window opening just below the roof. Interior: not inspected, now featurless.

Listing NGR: SX7064337107

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
100728
Legacy System:
LBS

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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