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Latitude: 50.1168 / 50°7'0"N
Longitude: -5.4785 / 5°28'42"W
OS Eastings: 151427
OS Northings: 29880
OS Grid: SW514298
Mapcode National: GBR DXVC.PBH
Mapcode Global: VH130.0B38
Entry Name: The Sentry Box
Listing Date: 9 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327573
English Heritage Legacy ID: 69972
Location: St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17
Civil Parish: St. Michael's Mount
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
MARAZION ST MICHAEL'S MOUNT
SW 53 SW
1/62 The Sentry Box
Defensive wall with sentry box. C15. Battered granite rubble wall built over rocky
Plan: thick retaining wall with sentry box at its north end and gateway at its south
end. The wall is pierced by 3 embrasures splayed on both faces.
The sentry box is just large enough inside for a man to stand and is roofed with
corbelled granite slabs sloping down under a ridge slab. Small lookout opening to
the 3 outer sides and doorway to the inner (west) side.
The rocky outcrop within is the former St Michael's Chair, later to be resited on the
Listing NGR: SW5142629878
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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