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Rocket Ship Folly, Approximately 200 Metres to North-East of Sorrelsykes House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton-cum-Walden, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2905 / 54°17'25"N

Longitude: -1.9623 / 1°57'44"W

OS Eastings: 402554

OS Northings: 488323

OS Grid: SE025883

Mapcode National: GBR GLQT.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHB5Q.TFS4

Entry Name: Rocket Ship Folly, Approximately 200 Metres to North-East of Sorrelsykes House

Listing Date: 6 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322507

Location: Burton-cum-Walden, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Burton-cum-Walden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

BURTON-CUM-WALDEN SORRELSYKES PARK
SE 08 NW
2/26 Rocket Ship Folly,
approximately 200 metres
to north-east of
Sorrelsykes House
GV II
Folly. Early-mid C19. Rubble. Base in the form of a cube with tapering
diagonal buttresses, and in the west side a narrow doorway with a blind
oculus above. The top of the base has flagged coping about the tapering
circular obelisk which rises from it, with 2 blind round-headed vents in the
west side, and flagged capping. Interior: circular in plan, tapering
towards the top, with beams across. The appearance of the folly has given
it in recent times the nickname rocket ship.


Listing NGR: SE0255488323

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