LORD BERNER'S FOLLY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1048457
Date first listed:
10-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
LORD BERNER'S FOLLY, FARINGDON HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
LORD BERNER'S FOLLY, FARINGDON HILL

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Faringdon
National Grid Reference:
SU 29740 95654

Details

GREAT FARINGDON FARINGDON HILL SU 2995

1/14 Lord Berner's Folly

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- II

1935 by Lord Gerald Wellesley for Lord Berners of Faringdon House. Tall brick tower built to command view over Thames valley, l40'O" high. Square plan, plain Fletton brick tower, originally intended to be whitewashed, red brick upper stage with 3 round arched windows with glazing bars to each face. Intersecting tracery. Octagonal crown with stone coping and crenellations at angles with short stone pinnacles. Architectural Review: 1936. 69.169.

Listing NGR: SU2974095654

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
249375
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Architectural Review' in Architectural Review, , Vol. 69, (1936), 169

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Nov 2004
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