Description: Castle Folly Approximately 150 Metres to North of Hinstock Court
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
HINSTOCK C.P. HIGH HEATH
SJ 62 NE
SJ 6862 2751
7/35 Castle folly
- approx. 150 metres
to north of
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
Source: English Heritage
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