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Description: The Fish Tower
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263576
OS Grid Reference: ST5606914850
OS Grid Coordinates: 356069, 114850
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9314, -2.6265
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ST51SE BARWICK CP TWO TOWER LANE (South side)
5/18 The Fish Tower
(previously listed as obelisk in
Park North of Barwick House)
Folly. Circa 1775. Local stone rubble with Ham stone ashlar at top. Base about 2 metres square and 2 metres high, with
arched opening on North side; above a hollow circular column about 12 metres high with open slits up the South side and
an ashlar crown with ogee arched panels, the whole reminisicent of a factory chimney. The North boundary marker, one
of four of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected by John Newman. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes, Constable
Listing NGR: ST5606914850
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Source: English Heritage
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