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Lord Berner's Folly

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6589 / 51°39'32"N

Longitude: -1.5714 / 1°34'17"W

OS Eastings: 429740

OS Northings: 195654

OS Grid: SU297956

Mapcode National: GBR 5VP.ZFW

Mapcode Global: VHC0L.QK3N

Entry Name: Lord Berner's Folly

Listing Date: 10 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249375

Location: Great Faringdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Great Faringdon

Built-Up Area: Faringdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Faringdon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GREAT FARINGDON FARINGDON HILL
SU 2995

1/14 Lord Berner's Folly

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- II

1935 by Lord Gerald Wellesley for Lord Berners of Faringdon House. Tall brick
tower built to command view over Thames valley, l40'O" high. Square plan, plain
Fletton brick tower, originally intended to be whitewashed, red brick upper
stage with 3 round arched windows with glazing bars to each face. Intersecting
tracery. Octagonal crown with stone coping and crenellations at angles with
short stone pinnacles.
Architectural Review: 1936. 69.169.


Listing NGR: SU2974095654

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