Compass Tower Cross, Bude, Cornwall
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 49.715 W 004° 33.403
30U E 390366 N 5631917
Quick Description: A cross on a former coastguard tower in Cornwall UK
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/22/2008 11:46:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM4R2F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 21

Long Description:
Compass Tower is an eight sided storm tower on Compass Point, it was built in the 1820's as a Coastguard Shelter - its sides indicating the points of a compass. The cross on top of the tower is about 3ft high.
This tower would have been used for the coastguard to watch the
sea and cliffs.

Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Metal (steel, bronze, aluminium, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
3ft metal cross located on top of a coastguard shelter.

Describe the location:
On a cliff top hill.

Year of manufacture: 01/01/1820

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

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