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Tower at Hollywood Tower and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5298 / 51°31'47"N

Longitude: -2.6172 / 2°37'1"W

OS Eastings: 357280

OS Northings: 181393

OS Grid: ST572813

Mapcode National: GBR JP.GY2Z

Mapcode Global: VH887.LT73

Entry Name: Tower at Hollywood Tower and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 21 October 1952

Last Amended: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35128

Location: Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, BS10

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Almondsbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Pilning with Compton Greenfield

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


11/34 Tower at Hollywood Tower and
21.10.52 boundary wall
- II

3-stage clock tower. Early/mid C19. Coursed rubble and stone dressings.
Square plan, Italianate and Early English style. Weathered angle buttresses,
door with pointed arch in chamfered stone surround, hood mould with mask stops,
with arms of Sir Stanley White over, moulded string courses, lancet with wooden
louvres at 1st floor level in eaved architrave, clock set in upper level in
decorative stone surround, stone Lombard frieze under coved cornice with
rosettes, embattled parapet. Sides have 2-light window with Y tracery in stone
surround and one slit window in eaved architrave at ground level, lancet at 1st
floor and 2 windows with trefoil heads at 2nd floor, upper one with mask stops
to hood mould. Rear has angled stair turret with slit windows. Octagonal
stone cupola with blind windows to each side with roundels in spandrels and
blind cross slits. Low boundary wall in ashlar on rubble plinth with pierced
trefoils and coping has shield set in roundel on piers at corners and to each
side of entry. Reputed to have been built as an observatory.

Listing NGR: ST5728081393

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

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