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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1214238
English Heritage Legacy ID: 399014
Location: Broadway, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR12
Civil Parish: Broadway
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Broadway
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
Tagged with: Folly tower
SP 13 NW BROADWAY CP BUCKLE STREET (off)
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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