WATCH TOWER

WATCH TOWER (37526)

Easting
323187
Northing
464869

Description

Customs house now workshop, built circa 1849. Pebbles laid in chevrons, red sandstone dressings; graduated slate roof. Central archway with 2-storey, 1-bay boathouse wing on left and small square tower on right.


Periods
Period
Post-Medieval (1540 - 1901)
Period comments

Built 1840|Late 20th Century

Specific Date Range
The earliest date of the feature, as a year, if known
1967|1840
The latest date of the feature, as a year, if known
2000|1840
Feature Types
Monument Type - Broad
WORKSHOP|BOAT HOUSE|CUSTOM HOUSE
Monument Type - Narrow
Monument Description
Evidence Type - Broad
Evidence Type - Narrow
Evidence Description
Object Type - Broad
Object Type - Narrow
Object Description
Other:
Height OD (m)
How accessible is the feature?
Easily accessible - no restrictions, Accessible on foot (footpath), Vehicular access, Accessible on foot (no footpath)
Accessibility comments

Other records:

NRHE Number
1553742
NT HBSMR Number
Unknown
HER Event Number
Unknown
External Link
None

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Survey Information
Date of survey
12th July, 2017
Feature located?
State of the tide
Proximity to coast edge
Coastal processes
Is there a coastal defence?
Other threats?
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How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
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Survey Information
Date of survey
16th July, 2017
Feature located?
State of the tide
Mid
Proximity to coast edge
Coastal processes
Active sea erosion
Is there a coastal defence?
Yes
Other threats?
Visitor erosion, Structural damage/decay, Water erosion (e.g. stream, etc)
If other, please specify
How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
Highly visible (substantial remains)
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
Not applicable
Do you know if the feature is?
Is well known, Is well visited, Has local associations/history
Recommendations and Comments
What actions (if any) would you recommend for this feature?

Do you have any other comments?

Recorded by Faiqa and Jane.


Photos

MClement's image
Watch House by MClement
MClement's image
The Watch Tower by MClement