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Folly Approximately 450 Metres West North West of Tower Cottage at Junction of Paths in Deffer Woods Just Within the Parish Boundary

A Grade II Listed Building in Cawthorne, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5733 / 53°34'23"N

Longitude: -1.605 / 1°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 426254

OS Northings: 408591

OS Grid: SE262085

Mapcode National: GBR KW73.BT

Mapcode Global: WHCBJ.9GY0

Entry Name: Folly Approximately 450 Metres West North West of Tower Cottage at Junction of Paths in Deffer Woods Just Within the Parish Boundary

Listing Date: 23 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334191

Location: Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Cawthorne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cawthorne All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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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

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