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Luttrell's Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fawley, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.806 / 50°48'21"N

Longitude: -1.3245 / 1°19'28"W

OS Eastings: 447690

OS Northings: 100930

OS Grid: SU476009

Mapcode National: GBR 894.FXJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 863Y.XFS

Entry Name: Luttrell's Tower

Listing Date: 8 October 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143429

Location: Fawley, New Forest, Hampshire, SO45

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Fawley

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Fawley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 40 SE
13/18 Luttrell's Tower (now Eaglehurst
8.10.59 Tower)
Folly tower. Circa 1780 for Temple Simon Luttrell, altered C19 and
restored c1978. Yellow brick stuccoed, some stone dressings, lead roofs.
Standing near edge of low cliff. 3 unequal storeys,rectangular tower on
cellar with 6 storey circular stair turret at one end and rising above rest. 2nd
storey is short and 3rd storey is tall, upper 3 storeys of turret consist
of 2 equal storeys and short top storey. At other end to turret is 3
storey bowed bay, flanked by niches on 1st 2 floors, those on 2nd floor
have urns, and on 3rd floor roundels, one still with relief. On landward
side Gothick timber oriel on 3rd floor. Windows are pointed and mildly
Gothick. Sashes on all faces except casements on seaward side. Turret has
pointed lancets (round windows on top stage), blank on landward and seaward
sides. Tower has string courses, and cornice below crenellated parapet.
Turret has similar. Inside Tower good sized room on each floor with much
unusual moulded plaster decoration. Top room has frieze of Gothick
traceried baskets alternating with shells. All rooms have brought in c1700
fireplaces, including cellar which has passageway to beach. This item is
now a property of the Landmark Trust.

Listing NGR: SP4090100022

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