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Description: Worle Tower Observatory
Date Listed: 19 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 33263
OS Grid Reference: ST3498463291
OS Grid Coordinates: 334984, 163291
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3650, -2.9353
WORLEBURY HILL ROAD
Worle Tower Observatory
ST 36 SW 1/76
Probably late C18. Formerly a windmill. Converted circa 1876 to an observatory.
Circular, 3 stage tower. Rendered. Corbelled battlement parapet. Upper windows
have slight ogee moulding cut into lintel. Door set back in slightly splayed
opening, with moulded lintel.
Listing NGR: ST3498463291
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Source: English Heritage
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