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Description: The Tower
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 100576
OS Grid Reference: SX9033450283
OS Grid Coordinates: 290334, 50283
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3422, -3.5425
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SX 95 SW KINGSWEAR FROWARD POINT
10/34 The Tower
(formerly listed in
18.10.49 Brixham UD)
Navigation daymark (beacon), situated on headland, Froward Point. Built in 1864.
Slate rubble tower 80 feet high. Octagonal on plan, sharply battered with trun-
cated open top, and tall narrow pointed-head openings on each side at base form-
ing eight stilted piers. Built as a navigational aid by the Dart Harbour
Listing NGR: SX9033450283
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Source: English Heritage
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