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©  Mike Bedingfield LRPS

IoE Number: 33344
Photographer: Mike Bedingfield LRPS
Date Photographed: 20 May 2004
Date listed: 17 January 1984
Date of last amendment: 17 January 1984
Grade II

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ST 35 NE BANWELL BANWELL HILL 4/6 Banwell Monument G.V. II Monumental tower. Early/mid C19. Coursed rubble, freestone dressings. 3 stage octagonal tower, quoins where faces meet; each stage slightly set back above a moulded and twice weathered string, cornice missing from top stage; surmounted by an octagonal ashlar lantern with decorated cornice; only north and south faces have openings; to north each stage has a stilted arch window under a plain dripmould; louvres and decorative panels remain only in the top stage on this face; north side of lantern has collapsed; to south, similar windows at first and second stages and similar opening to lantern; at ground level is a door with a Tudor arched plain surround under a dripmould. One of an extensive set of picturesque estate features erected by the antiquarian Bishop Law of Bath and Wells on his Banwell estate.

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