Folly Approximately 40 Metres To South Of Carlton Towers

29 Jul 2002
Folly Approximately 40 Metres To South Of Carlton Towers, Carlton Park, Carlton, Selby, North Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SE 62 SW CARLTON CARLTON PARK 9/5 Folly approximately 40 metres to south of Carlton Towers GV II Folly c1770 by Thomas Atkinson for Nicholas Stapleton. Pinkish-orange brick with ashlar dressings. Square on plan. 2 stepped storeys, single bay. Clasp pilasters to angles. Entrances to front and rear are pointed openings. Blind window to right facade has pointed surround. Projecting band. Remains of battlements with stone coping. To second stage a pointed opening to front and rear facades. Projecting band. Stepped battlements with stone coping. Remains of ashlar pinnacle to rear angle. No roof.

Remains of further ashlar pinnacle nearby. M Girouard, 'Carlton Towers', Country Life, 2 February, 1967 pp 230-3.

Listing NGR: SE6484223386


This is part of the Series: IOE\Davidson_Grahame E. IOE Records for Davidson, Grahame E.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Grahame E. Davidson. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Davidson, Grahame E.

Rights Holder: Davidson, Grahame E.


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