FOLLY ABOUT 115 METRES WEST OF SCOITOR FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1241692
Date first listed:
23-Aug-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
FOLLY ABOUT 115 METRES WEST OF SCOITOR FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOLLY ABOUT 115 METRES WEST OF SCOITOR FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Widecombe in the Moor
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 72345 75003

Details

WIDECOMBE-IN- SX 77 SW THE-MOOR 6/164 Folly about 115 metres west of Scobitor Farmhouse (formerly listed 23.8.55 as Tower at Scobitor) - II

Folly. Believed to date from 1868. Granite rubble with saucer-shaped, cement- rendered roof. Short round tower, possibly now reduced in height, standing on a natural outcrop of rock. It has a doorway and 5 windows of different sizes; 2 of the windows retain the remnants of wooden frames. Interior has a thick, round stone pillar in the centre, from which radiate heavy granite lintels carrying a granite roof. Source: information from the owners of the house, based on 1929 sale catalogue.

Listing NGR: SX7234575003

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
440866
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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