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Castle Folly Approximately 150 Metres to North of Hinstock Court, Hinstock

Description: Castle Folly Approximately 150 Metres to North of Hinstock Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260186

OS Grid Reference: SJ6862227518
OS Grid Coordinates: 368622, 327518
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8443, -2.4673

Location: A41, Hinstock, Shropshire TF9 2ST

Locality: Hinstock
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF9 2ST

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Listing Text

SJ 62 NE
SJ 6862 2751
7/35 Castle folly
- approx. 150 metres
to north of
Hinstock Court

- II

Castle folly, now ruinous. Circa 1840. Roughly dressed red sandstone.
Miniature castle consisting of keep or tower, roughly circular 'bailey'
walls and outer oval retaining walls. Tower formerly of one storey and base-
ment. Flat string course to parapet. 2 pointed-arched windows. Low
door to former basement. The owner reports that there is the date 1842
on the building but it was not noted at time of survey (March 1986).
There is a pool between the inner and outer walls. The folly is floorless,
semi-ruinous and very overgrown (at time of survey). Hinstock Court is not
included on this list.

Listing NGR: SJ6862227518

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

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