Description: Tower and Roadside Wall to West of Houndhill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333959
OS Grid Reference: SE3366704143
OS Grid Coordinates: 433667, 404143
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5329, -1.4935
WORSBROUGH HOUND HILL LANE
SE30SW (south side)
Tower and roadside wall
to west of Houndhill
11.11.66 farmhouse (part of item
formerly listed as Tower
in garden of Hound Hill
Boundary wall with tower. c1640-44 for Richard Elmhirst. Rubble sandstone.
Wall surmounting roadside bank with circular stone tower at north end. Wall
has triangular copings which rise over a blocked quoined doorway. Tower has
doorway facing Houndhill farmhouse (q.v.) with chamfered quoins and curved lintel.
4 small openings beneath coped parapet.
Interior of tower: narrow stone steps to raised platform behind parapet. Civil
war fortification to protect Royalist garrison at Houndhill.
Listing NGR: SE3366704143
Source: English Heritage
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