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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 269460
Location: THE TEMPLE, BROADWAY (north side)
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 07 August 2004
Date listed: 24 February 1987
Date of last amendment: 24 February 1987
Grade II

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CHILTON POLDEN CP BROADWAY (North side) ST33NE 9/21 The Temple - - II Folly tower. Early C19 incorporating re-used C15 features; by William Stradling. Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar, freestone dressings, roof missing. Gothick incorporating Perpendicular features; a romantic tower, square on plan on a mock-moated site. Two stages, diagonal buttresses with offsets to entrance front, pinnacles. Central semi-circular head door opening in moulded and shafted surround, label, carved spandrels, above a mullioned and transomed window, much decayed, lights remaining are cusped with blank heads, carved spandrels. Smaller similar windows to north and south sides, tracery missing. Moulded stone cornice around top, corbel carved as an angel at one corner. Interior with stone staircase; remains of a former stone vault supporting first floor. Structure in poor condition at time of re-survey (September 1985).

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