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Gun Tower in the Grounds of Quex Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Birchington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3702 / 51°22'12"N

Longitude: 1.3165 / 1°18'59"E

OS Eastings: 630936

OS Northings: 168680

OS Grid: TR309686

Mapcode National: GBR X02.3MY

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.RTVH

Entry Name: Gun Tower in the Grounds of Quex Park

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356664

Location: Birchington, Thanet, Kent, CT7

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Birchington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Gun Tower in the
grounds of Quex Park
TR 36 NW 9/290


Built circa 1812. This tower was in fact used by a previous owner of
Quex Park for signalling out to sea. A circular tower of brown brick.
4 storeys. Crenellated parapet with stone coping. 4 circular or round-
headed window openings, some of which are blocked. Stringcourses. Simple
cambered doorcases.

Listing NGR: TR3087668294

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