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The Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswear, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3422 / 50°20'32"N

Longitude: -3.5425 / 3°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 290334

OS Northings: 50283

OS Grid: SX903502

Mapcode National: GBR QW.4TQS

Mapcode Global: FRA 38G4.9QM

Entry Name: The Tower

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100576

Location: Kingswear, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingswear

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


10/34 The Tower
(formerly listed in
18.10.49 Brixham UD)

- II

Navigation daymark (beacon), situated on headland, Froward Point. Built in 1864.
Slate rubble tower 80 feet high. Octagonal on plan, sharply battered with trun-
cated open top, and tall narrow pointed-head openings on each side at base form-
ing eight stilted piers. Built as a navigational aid by the Dart Harbour

Listing NGR: SX9033450283

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

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