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Description: The Folly Arch
Date Listed: 6 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 158526
OS Grid Reference: TL2545803028
OS Grid Coordinates: 525458, 203028
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7120, -0.1855
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TL 20 SE NORTH MYMMS HAWKSHEAD LANE
12/262 The Folly Arch
Gateway and folly. Formerly S entrance to Gobions houses (dem.
1836). Circa 1740 for Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, probably by James
Gibbs. Red brick. Large round-headed arch and thin square
turrets. Battlemented. The arch has rusticated voussoirs. The
turrets are in 3 stages and have slit windows in deep chamfered
surrounds with gauged brick heads. 3 floor bands. Modillioned
cornice imitating machicolation. Important landscape value.
Listing NGR: TL2545803028
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Source: English Heritage
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