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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 APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES TO WEST OF CHEWTON PLACE

List entry Number: 1255453

Location

FOLLY APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES TO WEST OF CHEWTON PLACE, CHEWTON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Bath and North East SomersetUnitary AuthorityCompton Dando

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Mar-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459721

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST66NE COMPTON DANDO CHEWTON ROAD, Chewton Keynsham (South East Side) 3/10004 Folly approx. 15m to west of Chewton Place 19.06.75 (Formerly Listed as: CHEWTON ROAD (South East Side) Folly to west of Chewton Place)

GV II

Folly tower. Late C18. Tall tapering square obelisk of coursed limestone rubble. Pointed-arched openings to east and west sides, producing walk-through passage at ground floor level; diagonal buttresses with set-offs; small pointed-arched openings on each face and pyramidal cap. Carved owl to keystone on arched opening. Historical Note: known locally as the Owl Tower. Prior to a boundary change these structures were in the Keynsham Area list. The entries in the Sth list for the District of Keynsham have been removed by virtue of the 7th amendment.



Listing NGR: ST6561266972

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National Grid Reference: ST 65612 66972

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