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The Bourbon Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0359 / 52°2'9"N

Longitude: -1.0053 / 1°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 468332

OS Northings: 237966

OS Grid: SP683379

Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.BNH

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.J3F3

Entry Name: The Bourbon Tower

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396664

Location: Stowe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Stowe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stowe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


The Bourbon Tower


Cylindrical tower of ironstone circa 1741 probably by Gibbs. Small round
arched windows and machicolated parapet, surmounted by octagonal turret,
apparently replacing original conical roof. Known as the Keepers Lodge,
but altered and renamed in honour of a visit by the exiled Louis XVIII
in 1808. Ramparts dated 1814.

Listing NGR: SP6833237966

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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