BROWN'S FOLLY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1021829

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: BROWN'S FOLLY, BATHFORD HILL

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Location

Statutory Address: BROWN'S FOLLY, BATHFORD HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Monkton Farleigh

National Grid Reference: ST 79478 66062

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History

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Details

ST 76 NE MONKTON FARLEIGH BATHFORD HILL (north side)

1/112 Brown's Folly



II

Partly in Bathford C.P., Avon. Folly. 1848 by Mr. Wade Brown. Coursed rubble stone with shallow hipped Welsh slate roof. Tapered square tower with offset top stage. Square-headed doorway with C20 steel door on south side, datestone inscribed W 1848 B/ C 1903 H, oculus below top stage on north, east and south sides. Top stage has round-arched openings with keystones and balustraded handrails, the balustrading missing on north and west sides. Roof on deep bracketed eaves with chamfered stone cornice below. Built as an eyecatcher, reputedly to use agricultural labour during a slack time, commands fine views over Bath and the Avon valley, Wade Brown lived at Monkton Farleigh Manor House (q.v.) in 1840s.

Listing NGR: ST7947866062

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 314558

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