JACK THE TREACLE EATER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057227

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: JACK THE TREACLE EATER, LONG LANE (OFF REXE'S HOLLOW)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: JACK THE TREACLE EATER, LONG LANE (OFF REXE'S HOLLOW)

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Barwick

National Grid Reference: ST 56313 14212

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST51SE BARWICK CP LONG LANE (off Rexe's Hollow)

5/15 Jack the Treacle Eater (formerly listed is tower in Barwick Park) 19.4.61

GV II

Folly. Circa 1775. Local and Ham stone rubble and ashlar. Rough rubble arch about 5-metres high, crowned with circular tower in cut and squared stone, having battlemented quasi-parapet and conical stone roof surmounted by lead statuette (a winged Mercury). Blocked opening in side of tower with part only of a rough stair thereto. The East boundary marker, one of four, of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected by John Newman; 'Jack' was a local runner who carried family messages to London, who was said to have trained on treacle. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes, Constable 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5631314212

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 263573

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jones, B, Follies and Grottoes, (1974)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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