Sallyport Tower

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    "Walknoll, Sallyport or (Ships) Carpenters' Tower was originally a tower on the C14 Town Wall which had been realigned to include the district of Pandon. It was constructed around 1307 at a point on a small hill where the wall changed direction and was rectangular rather than the usual D-shape of the other wall towers. In 1716 the Shipwrights' Company enlarged the tower, and built a hall on the first floor with access by stairs at the East end. The Company retained it until the mid-C19 after which it had a number of uses and was rescued from dereliction and possibly demolition in the 1960s. It is a Grade I, Listed Building." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph.org.uk
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1682249
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 11 months ago
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