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The Knoll Tower, Tong

Description: The Knoll Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 May 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 255340

OS Grid Reference: SJ8028009180
OS Grid Coordinates: 380280, 309180
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6800, -2.2931

Location: Tong, Shropshire TF11 8PX

Locality: Tong
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF11 8PX

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Listing Text


7/1 The Knoll Tower

- II

Flag Tower. 1883. Random coursed ashlar, roof invisible behind parapet.
Square plan with octagonal corner turret to North-West; Tudor Gothic style.
3 stages, with 4 stage turret. Battered first stage, string courses at
floor levels, and battlemented parapet. Rectangular openings with chamfered
revels in first and second stages, and turret; mullioned square windows with
chamfered reveal in top stage. Boarded door to South-East. Fire back dated
1613 let into ground by West front, on site at time of re-survey. Associated
with Weston Park (q.v. Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire). N Pevsner,
B.O.E. Shropshire, p.304; G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boscobel, 1984,

Listing NGR: SJ8028009180

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Source: English Heritage

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