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Watch Tower and Adjoining Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7053 / 52°42'19"N

Longitude: -2.7561 / 2°45'22"W

OS Eastings: 349006

OS Northings: 312232

OS Grid: SJ490122

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2N4P

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.M8RC

Plus Code: 9C4VP64V+4G

Entry Name: Watch Tower and Adjoining Wall

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458386

ID on this website: 101270530

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Tagged with: Observation tower

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653-1/15/685 (South side)
10/01/53 Watch Tower and adjoining wall
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Watch Tower)


Watch tower. C13. Coursed and squared sandstone with flat
roof. 3-storeyed, square in plan with doorway in NE elevation
in slightly projecting lower storey, and a door at first-floor
level with moulded steeply-arched head. Arrow slits in SW
elevation, and small openings in NW. Renewed embattled
parapet. Length of Town Wall (qv) adjoins to left.

Listing NGR: SJ4900612232

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