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Folly Approximately 450 Metres West North West of Tower Cottage at Junction of Paths in Deffer Woods, Cawthorne

Description: Folly Approximately 450 Metres West North West of Tower Cottage at Junction of Paths in Deffer Woods

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334191

OS Grid Reference: SE2625408591
OS Grid Coordinates: 426254, 408591
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5733, -1.6050

Location: Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AS

Locality: Cawthorne
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4AS

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Listing Text

SE 2625 0855 (West side, off) )

3/65 Folly approx 450 metres
west-north-west of
Tower Cottage at
junction of paths in
Deffer Woods just
within the parish h


Folly. Early to mid C19. Coursed squared rubble outer wall, dressed stone
inner wall in reducing courses. Tiled conical roof with stone slate lower
courses. A circular building, the front being open and the roof here
supported by 4 yew trunks on simple stone footings. Remains of the
herringbone brickwork floor survive in part with a stone verge. The front
ends of the semi-circular back wall were formerly finished in rounded
brickwork, the left side now rendered, the right side gone. The folly
appears on the 1854 Ordnance Survey map.

Listing NGR: SE2625408591

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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