Stokenchurch BT Tower facts for kids
Stokenchurch BT Tower
|Tower height||99.4 metres (326 ft)|
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||99.4 m ( 326 ft)|
|Charwelton BT Tower||Charwelton, Northamptonshire||118 m ( 387 ft)|
|Pye Green BT Tower||Pye Green, Staffordshire||96.9 m ( 318 ft)|
|Wotton-under-Edge BT Tower||Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire||76.2 m ( 250 ft)|
|Heaton Park BT Tower||Manchester||72.54 m ( 238 ft)|
|Sutton Common BT Tower||Macclesfield, Cheshire||72 m ( 238 ft)|
|Tinshill BT Tower||Cookridge area, Leeds, West Yorkshire||60.96 m ( 200 ft)|
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