CASTLE FOLLY APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES TO NORTH OF HINSTOCK COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308008
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
CASTLE FOLLY APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES TO NORTH OF HINSTOCK COURT

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE FOLLY APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES TO NORTH OF HINSTOCK COURT

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hinstock
National Grid Reference:
SJ 68622 27518

Details

SJ 62 NE, SJ 6862 2751; 7/35

HINSTOCK C.P., HIGH HEATH, Castle folly approx. 150 metres to north of Hinstock Court

II

Castle folly, now ruinous. Circa 1840. Roughly dressed red sandstone. Miniature castle consisting of keep or tower, roughly circular 'bailey' walls and outer oval retaining walls. Tower formerly of one storey and basement. Flat string course to parapet. 2 pointed-arched windows. Low door to former basement. The owner reports that there is the date 1842 on the building but it was not noted at time of survey (March 1986). There is a pool between the inner and outer walls. The folly is floorless, semi-ruinous and very overgrown (at time of survey). Hinstock Court is not included on this list.

Listing NGR: SJ6862227518

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260186
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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