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The Knoll Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.68 / 52°40'48"N

Longitude: -2.293 / 2°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 380287

OS Northings: 309189

OS Grid: SJ802091

Mapcode National: GBR 06Q.WM4

Mapcode Global: WH9D5.RW9S

Entry Name: The Knoll Tower

Listing Date: 26 May 1955

Last Amended: 8 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255340

Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Tong

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 80 NW
TONG C.P WESTON PARK.

7/1
26/5/55

The Knoll Tower


II

Flag Tower. 1883. Random coursed ashlar, roof invisible behind parapet.
Square plan with octagonal corner turret to North-West; Tudor Gothic style.
3 stages, with 4 stage turret. Battered first stage, string courses at
floor levels, and battlemented parapet. Rectangular openings with chamfered
revels in first and second stages, and turret; mullioned square windows with
chamfered reveal in top stage. Boarded door to South-East. Fire back dated
1613 let into ground by West front, on site at time of re-survey. Associated
with Weston Park (q.v. Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire). N Pevsner,
B.O.E. Shropshire, p.304; G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boscobel, 1984,
p.161.

Listing NGR: SJ8028709189

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