St George's Tower - St George's Street, Canterbury, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 16.645 E 001° 04.967
31U E 366278 N 5682421
Quick Description: The tower of St George the Martyr church is all that remains of the church following a bombing raid in 1942. The tower uses cobble/flint in its construction.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/6/2012 2:24:01 AM
Waymark Code: WME5DJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 10

Long Description:

St George's Tower is a Grade II listed building built in the 15th century. The church, that was attached to the tower and the tower itself, were heavily damaged by a bombing raid in 1942. The tower was restored but the church was not.

The English Heritage listing (visit link) records this about the tower:
"Flint faced with stone quoins and dressings. Crenellated parapet. Windows are restored lancets. Clock is supported by a stone bracket with crouching figure. Plaque states that Christopher Marlowe was baptised here in 1564."

The building is also a scheduled monument.

City, Town, Village Name: Canterbury

Building Usage: None

Public or Private: Public

Tours Available?: no

Website: [Web Link]

Architectural style: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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