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Latitude: 50.6352 / 50°38'6"N
Longitude: -4.2023 / 4°12'8"W
OS Eastings: 244355
OS Northings: 84042
OS Grid: SX443840
Mapcode National: GBR NT.96FW
Mapcode Global: FRA 272D.BNH
Entry Name: Lee Tower
Listing Date: 7 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92402
Location: Marystow, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Marystow
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 48 SW MARYSTOW
6/158 Lee Tower
Tower, probably used as a lookout for hunting parties and commanding views of the
Coryton Estate. Circa early to mid C19. Stone rubble with buff brick dressings.
Battlemented 2-stage circular tower heated on both floors with a projecting
rectangular stack disguised as a buttress. The tower has a brick-capped plinth and a
brick string course below the battlemented parapet. 3 steps up to a cambered arched
doorway with brick voussoirs and flush brick jambs. A window above the doorway has a
flat brick arch and flush brick jambs, glazing no longer exists. On the south east
the tower has 1 ground floor and 2 first floor windows with similar brick dressings
and granite sills, glazing no longer exists.
Interior. Inner walls are lined with brick. Floor of upper stage and stairs
missing, first floor fireplace intact.
Listing NGR: SX4435584042
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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