Badger's Folly / Garden Folly To Outh Of Bearnett House

Date:
22 Aug 1999
Location:
Badger's Folly, Bearnett Drive, Wombourne, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
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Garden Folly To Outh Of Bearnett House, Bearnett Drive#, Wombourne, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/02131/30
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WOMBOURNE C.P. BEARNETT DRIVE (south side) SO 89 SE 5/142 Badger's Folly (formerly listed as Garden Folly 23.9.81 to"South of Bearnett House") II Garden structure. Early C19. Coursed sandstone rubble. Gothic folly in the form of a ruined castle and consisting of a cylindrical tower with short lengths of wall attached to the south and west. East front. Cylindrical tower to the right rising to 2 storey height, pointed and nail studded door, and first floor loop to the right. Attached wall to the left with pointed doorway flanked by a pair of rectangular loops. To the rear of the tower is a 4-centred arch doorway. Badger's Folly was formerly within the garden of Bearnett House (q.v.) but now stands in the midst of a 1980's housing development.

Listing NGR: SO8830794788

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0880 IOE Records taken by Mark Hadley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Mark Hadley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hadley, Mark

Rights Holder: Hadley, Mark

Keywords

Rubble, Sandstone, Georgian Tower, Victorian Unassigned, Building, Garden Ornament, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Folly, Garden Building

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