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Berry Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodmin, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4753 / 50°28'30"N

Longitude: -4.7178 / 4°43'4"W

OS Eastings: 207250

OS Northings: 67467

OS Grid: SX072674

Mapcode National: GBR N2.MKYT

Mapcode Global: FRA 170S.V4F

Plus Code: 9C2QF7GJ+4V

Entry Name: Berry Tower

Listing Date: 26 March 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 367964

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Bodmin

Built-Up Area: Bodmin

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bodmin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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629-1/2/21 Berry Tower


Ruined tower surviving from Chapel of the Holy Rood. 1501-14.
Coursed squared local stone with granite window dressings,
roofless. Square on plan with enclosed internal stair turret
to NW corner. 3-stage tower with strings dividing stages.
Lower stage has springing of relieving arch of west doorway
and hoodmould over pointed window above. 2nd stage has sill,
right-hand jamb and part of 5-foil head of right-hand light of
former 2-light window. Upper stage has remains of similar
window to each side, the north, east and south windows with
hoodmoulds, 2 cinquefoil heads to east window, half-head to
north and south windows and part of hoodmould to west window.
Stair ventilators/windows near NW corner; some unblocked
putlog holes.
(McClean J: Deanery of Trigg Minor: Bodmin: 1873-: 199; Long L
E: An Old Cornish Town: Bodmin: 1975-: 54-65).

Listing NGR: SX0725067467

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