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Description: Sham Castle/Folly 430 Metres South West of Belchamp Hall
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115726
OS Grid Reference: TL8237040368
OS Grid Coordinates: 582370, 240368
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0317, 0.6571
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TL 84 SW
1/7 Sham Castle/folly 430
metres south west of
Sham Castle/folly. C19. Of flint and uncoursed rubble with red brick dressings
and detail. Tall narrow tower at north end with tall brick battlements, cross
shaped openings and linked to main wall by a brick arch. The central section of
wall has a pointed arched window opening, a spur wall and is slightly curved on
its east face. To the south is a circular 'tower' much covered in ivy.
Originally built to be an eyecatcher from Belchamp Hall.
Listing NGR: TL8237040368
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Source: English Heritage
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