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Latitude: 50.7776 / 50°46'39"N
Longitude: -2.1017 / 2°6'6"W
OS Eastings: 392923
OS Northings: 97558
OS Grid: SY929975
Mapcode National: GBR 31V.3G3
Mapcode Global: FRA 67H1.120
Entry Name: Charborough Tower
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120555
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108409
Location: Morden, Purbeck, Dorset, BH16
Civil Parish: Morden
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Almer and Charborough St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 99 NW MORDEN CHARBOROUGH PARK
3/131 Charborough Tower
GV II *
Tower "folly". Built 1790, partly reconstructed and heightened 1839 after
lightning damage. Plastered walls, lead flat roof with parapet. Octagonal
plan. Of 5 stages, each slightly recessed, divided by moulded string courses.
Angle buttresses with pinnacles to the 2 lower stages. Pointed arched door-
way with 2-light traceried window over. Blind windows in the 3 centre stages.
Open traceried windows in the top stage. Internally, a stone spiral stair with
ornamental iron balustrade leads up to the viewing chamber in the top stage.
RCHM Monument 3.
Listing NGR: SY9292397558
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