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The Tower at Ruxley Towers

A Grade II Listed Building in Claygate, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3556 / 51°21'20"N

Longitude: -0.3291 / 0°19'44"W

OS Eastings: 516440

OS Northings: 163156

OS Grid: TQ164631

Mapcode National: GBR 6K.KNV

Mapcode Global: VHGRN.76V5

Entry Name: The Tower at Ruxley Towers

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287046

Location: Claygate, Elmbridge, Surrey, KT10

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

Civil Parish: Claygate

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Claygate

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 16 SE ESHER RUXLEY RIDGE
6/460 (east end, off)
Claygate

The Tower at Ruxley Towers

II

The entry shall be amended to read:-

TQ 16 SE ESHER RUXLEY RIDGE
6/460 (east end, off)
Claygate

The Tower at Ruxley Towers

II

Tower, now part of office. C1870 for Lord Foley. Stuccoed; roof
concealed. 5-stage octagonal tower with taller octagonal stair lower
on north-east side. In Cl5 Gothic style having: square-headed
windows with hood-moulds, of 2 lights to upper stages of main tower,
of 1 light to stair lower; looped arrow slits at top of stair tower;
corbelled embattled parapets (that of main tower fenestrated) with
roll-moulded coping; dragon gargoyles. Main tower has segmental-
arched doorway next to stair tower, larger windows on ground floor,
and 1st floor oriel window on south-west side. Remainder of the
building not of special architectural or historic interest.

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TQ 16 SE ESHER RUXLEY RIDGE
(east end, off)
6/460 Claygate

The tower at Ruxley Towers

II

Tower, now part of office. Probably early-mid C19 for Lord Foley. Stuccoed;
roof concealed. 5-stage octagonal tower with taller octagonal stair lower on
north-east side. In C15 Gothic style having: square-headed windows with hood-
moulds, of 2 lights to upper stages of main tower, of 1 light to stair lower;
looped arrow slits at top of stair tower; corbelled embattled parapets (that of
main tower fenestrated) with roll-moulded coping; dragon gargoyles. Main tower
has segmental-arched doorway next to stair tower, larger windows on ground
floor, and 1st floor oriel window on south-west side. Later C19 and C20
additions not included in listing.


Listing NGR: TQ1644063156

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