Description: The Folly
Date Listed: 13 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 305850
OS Grid Reference: SP2618645370
OS Grid Coordinates: 426186, 245370
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1060, -1.6191
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HALFORD IDLICOTE ROAD
SP2645 (South side)
7/87 The Folly
Folly, now house. c.1790, with later alterations and additions. Limestone ashlar
front with squared coursed limestone rubble to sides and rear. Hipped slate
roof. Renewed stone lateral stack. 2 storeys. 2 octagons placed side by side.
Entrance to right with hipped porch on slender supports. Sashes with stone
lintels and stone sills to each floor. Flat bands to first and second floors.
Limestone single-storey extension with gabled stone slated roof to left. Early
C19 ashlar extension to rear. Interior: C18/early C19 fireplaces and stair.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981, p.304).
Listing NGR: SP2618645370
Source: English Heritage
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