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Lookout Tower on Cliffs at Sx 707371, Malborough

Description: Lookout Tower on Cliffs at Sx 707371

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100728

OS Grid Reference: SX7070037100
OS Grid Coordinates: 270700, 37100
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2197, -3.8138

Location: Malborough, Devon TQ7 3DR

Locality: Malborough
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 3DR

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Listing Text

SX 73 NW
Lookout Tower on cliffs at SX 707371

Small tower, reputedly built as a lookout for Customs officers. Probably C18.
Slatestone rubble walls with pyramidal stone corbelled roof.
Plan: square, presumably built with a room on each floor, both very small.
Exterior: 2 storeys in height but floor has gone to upstairs room. Doorway on
north face has rough stone voussoir arched lintel, window opening on east has
similar. Blocked opening on west wall. South wall, which faces sea, has a small
window opening just below the roof.
Interior: not inspected, now featurless.

Listing NGR: SX7070037100

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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