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Worle Tower Observatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.365 / 51°21'53"N

Longitude: -2.9353 / 2°56'6"W

OS Eastings: 334984

OS Northings: 163291

OS Grid: ST349632

Mapcode National: GBR J8.T8C9

Mapcode Global: VH7CD.2YLH

Entry Name: Worle Tower Observatory

Listing Date: 19 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33263

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS22

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Worle Tower Observatory
ST 36 SW 1/76
Probably late C18. Formerly a windmill. Converted circa 1876 to an observatory.
Circular, 3 stage tower. Rendered. Corbelled battlement parapet. Upper windows
have slight ogee moulding cut into lintel. Door set back in slightly splayed
opening, with moulded lintel.

Listing NGR: ST3498463291

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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