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Folly Tower 150 Yards South of Clent Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in Clent, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4159 / 52°24'57"N

Longitude: -2.1129 / 2°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 392420

OS Northings: 279768

OS Grid: SO924797

Mapcode National: GBR 2DX.DNG

Mapcode Global: VH91Q.BJCV

Entry Name: Folly Tower 150 Yards South of Clent Grove

Listing Date: 29 March 1983

Last Amended: 17 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156322

Location: Clent, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, DY9

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Parish: Clent

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Clent

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

Listing Text

SO 97 NW CLENT CP ADAM'S HILL

6/57 Folly Tower about 150 yards
south of Clent Grove
29.3.83 (Formerly listed as Folly
Tower)

II

Folly tower. Late C18. Handmade brick with stone dressings. Twin round
towers linked by lower central section. Three storeys with corbel table
and embattled parapets. Window openings have stone architraves. Towers
have pointed-arched windows to front and sides, quatrefoil windows at first
floor level and windows shaped like Maltese crosses above. Linking section
has a pointed archway on the ground floor and a pointed first floor window.
This folly tower appears to have been of similar design to that at Castle
Bourne, Bell End, Belbroughton CP (qv).


Listing NGR: SO9242079768

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