This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 50.7776 / 50°46'39"N
Longitude: -2.1017 / 2°6'6"W
OS Eastings: 392923
OS Northings: 97558
OS Grid: SY929975
Mapcode National: GBR 31V.3G3
Mapcode Global: FRA 67H1.120
Entry Name: Charborough Tower
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120555
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108409
Location: Morden, Purbeck, Dorset, BH16
Civil Parish: Morden
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Almer and Charborough St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 99 NW MORDEN CHARBOROUGH PARK
3/131 Charborough Tower
GV II *
Tower "folly". Built 1790, partly reconstructed and heightened 1839 after
lightning damage. Plastered walls, lead flat roof with parapet. Octagonal
plan. Of 5 stages, each slightly recessed, divided by moulded string courses.
Angle buttresses with pinnacles to the 2 lower stages. Pointed arched door-
way with 2-light traceried window over. Blind windows in the 3 centre stages.
Open traceried windows in the top stage. Internally, a stone spiral stair with
ornamental iron balustrade leads up to the viewing chamber in the top stage.
RCHM Monument 3.
Listing NGR: SY9292397558
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings