Description: Folly Tower Approximately 50 Metres South West of the Bath House
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274517
OS Grid Reference: SJ9903551155
OS Grid Coordinates: 399035, 351155
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0576, -2.0158
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CHEDDLETON C.P. -
SJ 95 SE
Folly tower approx.
- 50m south-west of
the Bath House
Folly. Early C19. Rock-faced coursed stone; flat roof invisible
behind crenellated corbelled parapets, Castellar-style. Small plan
stepped down a bank of circular tower with attached circular stair
tower. The main tower is of 2 storeys lit by 2-light stone mullioned
windows, the stair tower to the north-east rises to 3 storeys;
entrance to rear. Built as a group with the Bath House (q.v.) and
presumably intended to form a prospect never fully realised. The
pair are just visible from Basford Hall (q.v.), but do not relate to
Listing NGR: SJ9903551155
Source: English Heritage
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