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FOLLY TOWER 150 YARDS SOUTH OF CLENT GROVE

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: FOLLY TOWER 150 YARDS SOUTH OF CLENT GROVE

List entry Number: 1301122

Location

FOLLY TOWER 150 YARDS SOUTH OF CLENT GROVE

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clent

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Jul-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 156322

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History

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Details

SO 97 NW CLENT CP ADAM'S HILL

6/57 Folly Tower about 150 yards south of Clent Grove 29.3.83 (Formerly listed as Folly Tower)

II

Folly tower. Late C18. Handmade brick with stone dressings. Twin round towers linked by lower central section. Three storeys with corbel table and embattled parapets. Window openings have stone architraves. Towers have pointed-arched windows to front and sides, quatrefoil windows at first floor level and windows shaped like Maltese crosses above. Linking section has a pointed archway on the ground floor and a pointed first floor window. This folly tower appears to have been of similar design to that at Castle Bourne, Bell End, Belbroughton CP (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9242079768

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National Grid Reference: SO 92420 79768

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