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Waterloo Tower in Grounds of Quex Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Birchington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3644 / 51°21'51"N

Longitude: 1.3182 / 1°19'5"E

OS Eastings: 631082

OS Northings: 168041

OS Grid: TR310680

Mapcode National: GBR X02.J28

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.SYRY

Entry Name: Waterloo Tower in Grounds of Quex Park

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356665

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

QUEX PARK
1.
1380
BIRCHINGTON-ON-SEA
Waterloo Tower
in grounds of
Quex Park
TR 36 NW 9/87A

II

2.
1818-1820. Built of red brick. 4 storeys with 4 octagonal turrets.
Crenellated, Lancets with Gothick glazing bars and arrow-slit windows.
It is surmounted by a later C19 cast iron spire crowned by a hen
weathervane. The base has 2 1 storeyed entrance lodges with crocketted
spires, also crenellated. Royal Coat of Arms above doorcase, Mausoleum at
base with the inscription: "This tower was restored and the mausoleum was
dedicated to the memory of Henry Horace Powell Cotton by his son 1896."
The interior has a peal of 12 bells.


Listing NGR: TR3087668294

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