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HER Number:MDV56232
Name:Stone Tower southwest of Kingswear Court


20th century stone tower to the southwest of Kingswear Court


Grid Reference:SX 890 503
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingswear
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSWEAR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/329/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FOLLY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV1181.

Crenellated stone tower on sea front below kingswear court. Was associated with swimming pool that was infilled in 1940 to create platform for torpedo battery. The tower has a datestone which reads "1920" (nmr).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119124.

Photographs accompanying dob worksheet record this tower which became part of the site camouflage for the battery (dob worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167954.

Des=dob worksheet (jury, r. )/(1996)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167955.

Nmr=sx85se/61(copy in dob worksheet file).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1181National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. National Monuments Record.
SDV119124Migrated Record:
SDV167954Migrated Record:
SDV167955Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV55097Related to: Kingswear Torpedo Battery (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 9 2014 10:04AM