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Latitude: 51.2169 / 51°13'0"N
Longitude: -4.0739 / 4°4'25"W
OS Eastings: 255255
OS Northings: 148452
OS Grid: SS552484
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.3MS8
Mapcode Global: VH4M5.BPN0
Entry Name: Round Tower Circa 600 Metres North West of Watermouth Castle
Listing Date: 9 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325723
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97005
Location: Berrynarbor, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Berrynarbor
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 54 NE
1/30 Round tower circa 600 metres
- north-west of Watermouth Castle
Round tower, probably a look-out associated with Watermouth Castle (q.v.) C19.
Partially rendered stone rubble, lined internally with brick. The swept-up roof
does not survive. Circular on plan. The walls are circa 4 metres high with semi-
circular arched doorway on east side with rough stone voussoirs and rectangular
window opening on north side with rough stone voussoirs and rectangular window
opening in north side, overlooking with sea, with chamfered timber surround,
formerly of 3 lights but mullions do not survive. Chamfered slightly curved lintel
above. Internally, the timber roof supports partially survive, with stop chamfered
beams forming T-shape carrying a grille with some of the timber slats surviving.
The tower is imposingly situated on the headland overlooking Watermouth Cove.
Listing NGR: SS5525548452
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