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Gamekeeper's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Kellet, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.1359 / 54°8'9"N

Longitude: -2.7039 / 2°42'13"W

OS Eastings: 354109

OS Northings: 471350

OS Grid: SD541713

Mapcode National: GBR 9NKM.F4

Mapcode Global: WH83W.F9PN

Entry Name: Gamekeeper's Tower

Listing Date: 7 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181903

Location: Over Kellet, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Over Kellet

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Over Kellet St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/136 Gamekeeper's Tower


Probably a shooting lodge, early C19th. Sandstone rubble. Square plan
with projecting turret at west end of north wall. 3 storeys. Windows have
plain reveals and 2-centred heads. East wall has windows on ground and 2nd
floors. South wall has windows on ground and 1st floors. West wall has
window on 2nd floor. East wall of turret has a narrow light with pointed
head on the 1st and 2nd floor, with a similar opening in the north side on
the ground floor. Tower has battlemented parapet. Against the west wall
is a single-storey lean-to, now without a roof, with a window in its south
wall with pointed head and plain reveals and a similar door in its north
wall, now repaired with a concrete lintel.

Listing NGR: SD5410971350

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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