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SHAM CASTLE/FOLLY 430 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BELCHAMP HALL

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: SHAM CASTLE/FOLLY 430 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BELCHAMP HALL

List entry Number: 1306466

Location

SHAM CASTLE/FOLLY 430 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BELCHAMP HALL

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Belchamp Walter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115726

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BELCHAMP WALTER TL 84 SW

1/7 Sham Castle/folly 430 metres south west of Belchamp Hall

GV II

Sham Castle/folly. C19. Of flint and uncoursed rubble with red brick dressings and detail. Tall narrow tower at north end with tall brick battlements, cross shaped openings and linked to main wall by a brick arch. The central section of wall has a pointed arched window opening, a spur wall and is slightly curved on its east face. To the south is a circular 'tower' much covered in ivy. Originally built to be an eyecatcher from Belchamp Hall.

Listing NGR: TL8237040368

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National Grid Reference: TL 82370 40368

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