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Charborough Tower

 

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  • Charborough Tower is inside Charborough Park and not open to the public.
  • The tower was rebuilt in 1839 to its current height after having been struck by lightning.
  • Despite appearing to have five floors externally there is simply a spiral staircase running up the centre to an observation room at the top.

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Developer
The Drax Family

Reference Data

Reference No.
4425
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
18-11-2005
 

Building Location

Council
Purbeck District Council
County
Dorset
Region
South West
Country
United Kingdom

Building Specification

Status
Complete
Completion date
1790
Renovation Date
1839
Style
Gothic Revival

Roof Height (AGL)
32.50

Market Data

Primary Use
Folly
Secondary Use
Observation Tower


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