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Peter's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6476 / 50°38'51"N

Longitude: -3.4321 / 3°25'55"W

OS Eastings: 298845

OS Northings: 84080

OS Grid: SX988840

Mapcode National: GBR P3.RW3M

Mapcode Global: FRA 37PC.BQV

Plus Code: 9C2RJHX9+25

Entry Name: Peter's Tower

Listing Date: 19 June 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88548

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Lympstone

Built-Up Area: Lympstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lympstone Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE STRAND (off), Lympstone

5/48 Peter's Tower


Clock tower. 1885; built by W H Peters, Esq. as a memorial to his wife's "kindness
and sympathy for the poor of Lympstone". Red brick, with yellow brick decorative
quoins, bands, cogged cornices and crenellated parapet with machicolations. 4-
stages, each of diminishing size; pyramidal slate cap, with gabled and louvred
belfry openings. Clocks to east and west, the latter facing the estuary to tell the
fishermen when the tide was due to turn. Windows under segmental arches. East door
with steep gable and Beerstone capitals, chamfered jambs and lintel. Peter's Tower
occupies a prominent position above Lympstone beach.

Listing NGR: SX9884584080

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