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Description: Bookers Tower Guildford
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 289013
OS Grid Reference: SU9914148839
OS Grid Coordinates: 499141, 148839
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2301, -0.5815
SU 94NE GUILDFORD THE MOUNT
(South Side, off)
3/148 Bookers Tower
Tower. 1839.Bargate stone blocks with ashlar and brick dressings. Octagonal plan.
Three stages with corbel table to base of parapet and stone string course over each
stage. Brick-edged stone-coped buttresses to lower stage alternating with Gothic
arched brick-dressed panels. Irregular slit fenestration above, with lancet
fenestration to upper stage. Guildown Cemetery is the site of a Saxon burial ground.
The tower was built for Charles Booker, three times Mayor of Guildford.
Listing NGR: SU9914148839
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Source: English Heritage
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