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Bookers Tower Guildford

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2301 / 51°13'48"N

Longitude: -0.5815 / 0°34'53"W

OS Eastings: 499141

OS Northings: 148839

OS Grid: SU991488

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.XF3

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.VBZT

Entry Name: Bookers Tower Guildford

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289013

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU2

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

Electoral Ward/Division: Friary and St Nicolas

Built-Up Area: Guildford

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

(South Side, off)

3/148 Bookers Tower


Tower. 1839.Bargate stone blocks with ashlar and brick dressings. Octagonal plan.
Three stages with corbel table to base of parapet and stone string course over each
stage. Brick-edged stone-coped buttresses to lower stage alternating with Gothic
arched brick-dressed panels. Irregular slit fenestration above, with lancet
fenestration to upper stage. Guildown Cemetery is the site of a Saxon burial ground.
The tower was built for Charles Booker, three times Mayor of Guildford.

Listing NGR: SU9914148839

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

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