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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054379
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255340
Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11
Civil Parish: Tong
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 80 NW
TONG C.P WESTON PARK.
The Knoll Tower
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,
Listing NGR: SJ8028709189
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