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Folly Tower 150 Yards South of Clent Grove, Clent

Description: Folly Tower 150 Yards South of Clent Grove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 156322

OS Grid Reference: SO9242079768
OS Grid Coordinates: 392420, 279768
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4159, -2.1129

Location: Adam's Hill, Clent, Worcestershire DY9 9PU

Locality: Clent
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY9 9PU

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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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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