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Stokenchurch BT Tower is located in Buckinghamshire
Stokenchurch BT Tower
Location in Buckinghamshire
Location Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire
Tower height 99.4 metres (326 ft)
Coordinates 51°39′55″N 0°55′26″W / 51.665375°N 0.923828°W / 51.665375; -0.923828
Grid reference SU7442196888
Built 1963

Stokenchurch BT Tower is a telecommunications tower built of reinforced concrete at Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire, England. Reaching to 340.5 metres (1,117 ft) above mean sea level, it dates from 1963 and is 99.4 metres (326 ft) tall. There are four platforms at the top that are used to attach microwave transmission drums and other antennas.

The Stokenchurch Tower is one of the fourteen BT towers built of reinforced concrete. Seven of the fourteen are of similar design, known as the 'Chilterns' type, after this tower's location on the Chiltern Hills. They are identical except for their heights, which vary considerably. They are at:

Tower Location Coordinates Height Year of built
Stokenchurch BT Tower Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire 51°39′55″N 0°55′26″W / 51.665388°N 0.923827°W / 51.665388; -0.923827 (Stokenchurch BT Tower) 99.4 m ( 326 ft)
Charwelton BT Tower Charwelton, Northamptonshire 52°12′08″N 1°15′04″W / 52.202327°N 1.251020°W / 52.202327; -1.251020 (Charwelton BT Tower) 118 m ( 387 ft)
Pye Green BT Tower Pye Green, Staffordshire 52°43′43″N 2°01′11″W / 52.728687°N 2.019589°W / 52.728687; -2.019589 (Pye Green BT Tower) 96.9 m ( 318 ft)
Wotton-under-Edge BT Tower Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire 51°38′58″N 2°18′14″W / 51.649319°N 2.304024°W / 51.649319; -2.304024 (Wotton-under-Edge BT Tower) 76.2 m ( 250 ft)
Heaton Park BT Tower Manchester 53°32′23″N 2°15′19″W / 53.539611°N 2.255223°W / 53.539611; -2.255223 (Heaton Park BT Tower) 72.54 m ( 238 ft)
Sutton Common BT Tower Macclesfield, Cheshire 53°12′22″N 2°06′03″W / 53.206135°N 2.100711°W / 53.206135; -2.100711 (Sutton Common BT Tower) 72 m ( 238 ft)
Tinshill BT Tower Cookridge area, Leeds, West Yorkshire 53°51′17″N 1°36′43″W / 53.854752°N 1.612009°W / 53.854752; -1.612009 (Tinshill BT Tower) 60.96 m ( 200 ft)
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