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Latitude: 50.9797 / 50°58'47"N
Longitude: -2.4126 / 2°24'45"W
OS Eastings: 371131
OS Northings: 120118
OS Grid: ST711201
Mapcode National: GBR MZ.LGLL
Mapcode Global: FRA 56TJ.CX0
Entry Name: Folly Tower, 20 Metres South of Stables Complex
Listing Date: 15 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174578
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261825
Location: Henstridge, South Somerset, Somerset, BA8
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Henstridge
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST72SW HENSTRIDGE CP INWOOD
3/89 Folly tower, 20 metres South of
Folly tower. Early C19. Local stone coursed rubble; flat roof hidden by parapet. Circular plan, with 4 buttresses added
c1929. 4-stage tower with string courses and battlemented parapets, buttresses battered and curved, with flat offsets:
circular arched doorway on North East side, and a variety of pointed arched openings to all stages; some with
ornamental leaded light windows: iron straps around each level, above string courses, fitted before buttreses. Thought
by owner (March 1983) to be a relic of the estate of an earlier house on the site; part of a large estate with many
good collected items; the main house, of 1881, is of lesser interest and not listed.
Listing NGR: ST7113120118
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