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Folly Approximately 40 Metres to South of Carlton Towers, Carlton

Description: Folly Approximately 40 Metres to South of Carlton Towers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 326455

OS Grid Reference: SE6484223386
OS Grid Coordinates: 464842, 423386
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7029, -1.0193

Location: Carlton, North Yorkshire DN14 9LW

Locality: Carlton
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 9LW

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Listing Text

9/5 Folly approximately 40
metres to south of
Carlton Towers
Folly c1770 by Thomas Atkinson for Nicholas Stapleton. Pinkish-orange
brick with ashlar dressings. Square on plan. 2 stepped storeys, single
bay. Clasp pilasters to angles. Entrances to front and rear are pointed
openings. Blind window to right facade has pointed surround. Projecting
band. Remains of battlements with stone coping. To second stage a pointed
opening to front and rear facades. Projecting band. Stepped battlements
with stone coping. Remains of ashlar pinnacle to rear angle. No roof.
Remains of further ashlar pinnacle nearby. M Girouard, 'Carlton Towers',
Country Life, 2 February, 1967 pp 230-3.

Listing NGR: SE6484223386

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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