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Description: Blacks Tower
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186212
OS Grid Reference: SD8596042196
OS Grid Coordinates: 385960, 442196
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8758, -2.2150
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SD 84 SE BROGDEN
7/72 Blacks Tower
Folly tower. A plaque reads Built by/J Stansfield/1890/Restored/1950/Ps 127 v 1.
Approximately 30ft high. Built as a folly. Circular. Coursed rubble. Widely
spaced battlements. Two steps up to plain doorway. Spiral stone staircase inside
leading to observation platform. Prominent hilltop landmark. (Ps 127 v 1 Happy is
the man that hath his quiver full of them).
Listing NGR: SD8596042196
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Source: English Heritage
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