LORD BOSTON'S FOLLY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159277
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1977
Statutory Address:
LORD BOSTON'S FOLLY, HARVEST HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
LORD BOSTON'S FOLLY, HARVEST HILL

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

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Wycombe (District Authority)
Parish:
Hedsor
National Grid Reference:
SU 90525 86595

Details

HEDSOR HARVEST HILL SU 98 NW 6/55 Lord Boston's Folly 5.4.77 - II Folly. Late C18. Flint with brick dressings. 4 castellated towers, one round, one semi-circular, one hexagonal and the other square, with link walls on S. and W. sides, the round tower free-standing. Tall free-standing buttressed wall between round and hexagonal towers. Round tower is of 3 storeys, with battlements, blind pointed windows, and door in 2-centred arch. Square tower is of 2 storeys and has stepped battlements with small open roundels, pointed first floor windows, and 2-centred arches to ground floor. Arches have raised flint dripmould. Hexagonal tower, formerly used as gardeners house, is also of 2 storeys and has remains of similar battlements and dripmould over lower openings. Arched windows to ground floor, pointed windows above, some blind; doorway with pointed head in E. side. All towers have blind brick arrow slits. Link walls have small open roundels. Wall between square and hexagonal towers has mostly collapsed.

Listing NGR: SU9052586595

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
46939
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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