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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WATCH TOWER AND ADJOINING WALL

List entry Number: 1270530

Location

WATCH TOWER AND ADJOINING WALL, TOWN WALLS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityShrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458386

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW TOWN WALLS 653-1/15/685 (South side) 10/01/53 Watch Tower and adjoining wall (Formerly Listed as: TOWN WALLS (South side) Watch Tower)

GV II*

Watch tower. C13. Coursed and squared sandstone with flat roof. 3-storeyed, square in plan with doorway in NE elevation in slightly projecting lower storey, and a door at first-floor level with moulded steeply-arched head. Arrow slits in SW elevation, and small openings in NW. Renewed embattled parapet. Length of Town Wall (qv) adjoins to left.

Listing NGR: SJ4900612232

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49006 12232

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