SHAM CASTLE/FOLLY 430 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BELCHAMP HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306466
Date first listed:
22-Aug-1986
Statutory Address:
SHAM CASTLE/FOLLY 430 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BELCHAMP HALL

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Location

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

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Belchamp Walter
National Grid Reference:
TL 82370 40368

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
115726
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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