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Folly in Grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace, Fulford

Description: Folly in Grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325941

OS Grid Reference: SE5965148049
OS Grid Coordinates: 459651, 448049
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9252, -1.0931

Location: Bishopthorpe Road, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2QE

Locality: Fulford
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO23 2QE

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/25 Folly in grounds of
Bishopthorpe Palace


Folly. Mid-late C18. Magnesian limestone ashlar with pinkish-orange brick
interior, and no roof. Gothick. Circular on plan. Tall single storey.
Entrance a round arch with brick surround. 3 further blocked round arches
in ashlar surrounds with keystones, some containing decorative fragments.
Blocked window above one arch. Modillion cornice and broken parapet.

Listing NGR: SE5965148049

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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