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Azerley Tower, Studley Roger

Description: Azerley Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 331018

OS Grid Reference: SE2956070331
OS Grid Coordinates: 429560, 470331
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1280, -1.5491

Location: Studley Roger, North Yorkshire HG4 3AX

Locality: Studley Roger
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3AX

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

5/16 Azerley Tower

- II

Folly and look-out tower. 1839, for Robert Crompton of Azerley Chase.
Coursed cobbles and limestone rubble, gritstone dressings and quoins; stone
slate roof. Single-storey 3-bay cottage, T-shaped in plan with a 2-stage
tower approximately 20 metres high built in the centre of the south side,
and projecting 2-bay service wing to the north. South facade: central
arched double door with quoined jambs and Gothick arch with hood-mould
flanked by cross-windows with quoined surrounds and hood-moulds. Stone
gutter brackets, eaves band, raised verges, end corniced stacks. Tower:
square in section with narrow staircase windows on each side. Moulded band
at first stage and below embattled parapet. Rear: C20 porch and door, C19
and C20 windows. Interior not inspected. The tower is said to have been
built by Robert Crompton as a gamekeeper's house and watch tower to trace
the movement of game birds and poachers.

Listing NGR: SE2956070331

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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