Description: Lakeside Folly, Moreby Hall Estate
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326224
OS Grid Reference: SE5953442900
OS Grid Coordinates: 459534, 442900
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8789, -1.0959
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SE 54 SE
(west side, off)
8/111 Lakeside Folly, Moreby
Folly. c.1832 incorporating probably C14 remains. Magnesian limestone
ashlar with brick patching. Gothic. Oblong on plan. 1 tall storey. To
right side, chamfered plinth surmounted by narrow angle pilaster buttresses
with pinnacles. Central entrance a 4-centre-headed arch with roll-moulding
and chamfered jambs. Above are 3 heraldic shields. To lake front: similar
pilaster buttresses to ends. 2 pointed windows under flat heads with
trefoils in the spandrels and with badly-eroded tracery. To rear: window
with reticulated tracery. Windows reputed to have come from York Minster
after fire of 1829.
Listing NGR: SE5953442900
Source: English Heritage
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