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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188100
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289013
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU2
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
SU 94NE GUILDFORD THE MOUNT
(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
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