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Folly Made Up from Fragments of Burton Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Solney, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8243 / 52°49'27"N

Longitude: -1.5902 / 1°35'24"W

OS Eastings: 427710

OS Northings: 325272

OS Grid: SK277252

Mapcode National: GBR 5DK.SY7

Mapcode Global: WHCG6.J8ZP

Entry Name: Folly Made Up from Fragments of Burton Abbey

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Last Amended: 6 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82865

Location: Newton Solney, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE15

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Newton Solney

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Newton Solney St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF NEWTON SOLNEY NEWTON ROAD
SK 22 NE
1/59
(South Side)
19-1-67
Folly made up from
fragments of Burton
Abbey (formerly
listed as Remains
of Burton Abbey
re-erected in Newton
Park)
II
Folly. Re-used medieval masonry from Burton Abbey and C19.
Coursed squared sandstone and sandstone ashlar. Irregular
rectangular plan, with a wall extending from one corner. Plain
pointed arch on three sides of a square tower-like structure
said to have been the 'porter's lodge'. Unmoulded arches.
Arrow slit on the fourth side. At the north east angle is a
diagonal buttress with two set-offs. Piece of walling to north
west with a half arch corbelled out to east. Built as a garden
ornament to Newton Park.

Listing NGR: SK2771025272

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