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Beacon Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton Dassett, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1656 / 52°9'56"N

Longitude: -1.4246 / 1°25'28"W

OS Eastings: 439452

OS Northings: 252082

OS Grid: SP394520

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q7.6MR

Mapcode Global: VHBY5.8T7Q

Entry Name: Beacon Tower

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307001

Location: Burton Dassett, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Burton Dassett

Built-Up Area: Northend

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Burton Dassett All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

14/6 Beacon Tower

Beacon tower. C15. Altered C20. Coursed squared ironstone. Conical cement roof.
Tapering circular plan. Blocked doorway and window. Top has cartels, possibly
the remains of machicolations. Probably originally a tower mill, later converted
to a look-out tower.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.69; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.222).

Listing NGR: SP3945252082

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