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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 SOUTH WEST OF FOX HILL

List entry Number: 1253442

Location

FOLLY TOWER SOUTH WEST OF FOX HILL, TARVIN ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityFrodsham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436526

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

FRODSHAM C.P. TARVIN ROAD SJ 57 NW (South East of) 2/109 Folly tower south west of Fox Hill. II Roofless chamber in form of small tower on hilltop, probably mid Cl9. Red sandstone concave batter to walls of rock-faced masonry; the stones diminish towards top. 2 monolithic steps to doorway with barred iron gate surmounted by circular opening; rectangular barred opening in each other side, all with chamfered arrises. Corbel table carries mock parapet of 1 course.

Listing NGR: SJ5076075079

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National Grid Reference: SJ 50760 75079

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