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Broadway Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadway, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0242 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: -1.8357 / 1°50'8"W

OS Eastings: 411367

OS Northings: 236213

OS Grid: SP113362

Mapcode National: GBR 3MF.4P5

Mapcode Global: VHB18.4DC2

Plus Code: 9C4W25F7+MP

Entry Name: Broadway Tower

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399014

ID on this website: 101214238

Location: Broadway Tower Country Park, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR12

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Broadway

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Broadway

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

Tagged with: Gothic Revival Folly tower

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Broadway Tower
Folly. 1798 by James Wyatt for Lord Coventry. Limestone ashlar. Has three
round corner turrets linked by two-bay canted sides. Four storeys, with
battered lower storey. Embattled parapets: the turrets rise above the side
walls. The turrets have narrow round-headed lights with stone surrounds.
The first and second floor windows have round heads. On the third floor
are round openings. Second floor windows have balconies with intersecting
arches. Doorway, on south side, has round head. Between 1822 and 1862 the
tower was used by Sir Thomas Phillips to house his private printing press.
It was subsequently leased by Camel Price, an Oxford tutor. Among the people
who stayed at the Tower were Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris.

Listing NGR: SP1136736213

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