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Ellerslie Lookout Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0747 / 51°4'28"N

Longitude: -4.0898 / 4°5'23"W

OS Eastings: 253693

OS Northings: 132670

OS Grid: SS536326

Mapcode National: GBR KP.DPR1

Mapcode Global: FRA 26B8.SLG

Entry Name: Ellerslie Lookout Tower

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98722

Location: Fremington, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Fremington

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Fremington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

FREMINGTON BICKINGTON
SS 53 SW
2/14
Ellerslie Lookout Tower
II

Lookout tower. Early to mid C19. Stone rubble and brick. Roof removed and
replaced by internal corrugated lean-to roof at first floor level. Octagonal
tower, built to resemble Gothick folly. Formerly 2 storeys; first floor now
removed. Embattled parapet. Tall pointed arched first floor openings on each
side, alternatively blind and open on each facet, that to east side has 2-light
casements on each floor with inserted doorway on north-west face. Otherwise ground
floor openings, including entrance to west side, or each facet all infilled. 3
wrought iron brackets project at first floor level on west side, possibly
originally supporting a canopy. The tower overlooks the Taw estuary.


Listing NGR: SS5369332670

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