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Clopton Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2058 / 52°12'21"N

Longitude: -1.7018 / 1°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 420473

OS Northings: 256443

OS Grid: SP204564

Mapcode National: GBR 4LM.NL2

Mapcode Global: VHBXT.GT5C

Entry Name: Clopton Tower

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366137

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP25NW CLOPTON
604-1/2/294 Clopton Tower
25/10/51

GV II

Belvedere tower, now house. Early 1850s with large c1975
addition, probably incorporating earlier elements, currently
being extended (1991). For CT Warde of Clopton House.
Rockfaced coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings.
3-stage octagonal tower with taller octagonal stair turret to
north east; 2-storey block attached to north west. Tower has
plain plinth, drip-courses to ground floor and 2nd floor; top
machicolated and crenellated parapet. Entrance to south east
has 4-centred head and glazed door. Windows to alternate faces
have single-chamfered openings. Addition in similar style has
top cornice and crenellated parapet; 2-storey north porch, to
left of open ground floor on square piers, has diagonal
buttresses and 4-centred arch, battened inner door, single
light to 1st floor with 2-light single-chamfered mullioned
window over open ground floor; similar windows to east, tall
lights to south and 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned window
with label mould to recessed ground floor to west.
INTERIOR: oak spiral stair; doorway with 4-centred head.
(Stratford-upon-Avon Society: Cause For Concern: Some
Stratford Buildings: Stratford-upon-Avon: 1977-: 28-9).


Listing NGR: SP2047356443

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