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The Prospect Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Calstock, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4988 / 50°29'55"N

Longitude: -4.2264 / 4°13'34"W

OS Eastings: 242198

OS Northings: 68926

OS Grid: SX421689

Mapcode National: GBR NS.KS8N

Mapcode Global: FRA 271R.18Y

Entry Name: The Prospect Tower

Listing Date: 19 October 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60790

Location: Calstock, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Calstock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Calstock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CALSTOCK
SX 4268-4368
9/39 The Prospect Tower
GV II*
Folly tower. Probably late C18. Slatestone rubble with granite pinnacles.
Plan: Triangular on plan, dished on all sides, giving an optical illusion of greater
size ; roofless, with internal stair replaced in late C20.
Exterior: 3-stage tower, with plinth and string courses, plain parapet with plain
granite pinnacles. The first stage has a blind 2-centred arched opening at all
sides, one side with a door. Second stage has blind 2-centred arched window to each
side. Third stage has single 2-centred arched light with stone louvres to each side.


Listing NGR: SX4219868926

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