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ROCKET SHIP FOLLY, APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES TO NORTH-EAST OF SORRELSYKES HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: ROCKET SHIP FOLLY, APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES TO NORTH-EAST OF SORRELSYKES HOUSE

List entry Number: 1131430

Location

ROCKET SHIP FOLLY, APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES TO NORTH-EAST OF SORRELSYKES HOUSE, SORRELSYKES PARK

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burton-cum-Walden

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322507

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Details

BURTON-CUM-WALDEN SORRELSYKES PARK SE 08 NW 2/26 Rocket Ship Folly, approximately 200 metres to north-east of Sorrelsykes House GV II Folly. Early-mid C19. Rubble. Base in the form of a cube with tapering diagonal buttresses, and in the west side a narrow doorway with a blind oculus above. The top of the base has flagged coping about the tapering circular obelisk which rises from it, with 2 blind round-headed vents in the west side, and flagged capping. Interior: circular in plan, tapering towards the top, with beams across. The appearance of the folly has given it in recent times the nickname rocket ship.

Listing NGR: SE0255488323

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National Grid Reference: SE 02554 88323

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