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IoE Number: 261825
Location: FOLLY TOWER, 20 METRES SOUTH OF STABLES COMPLEX,
  HENSTRIDGE, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
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Date listed: 15 February 1985
Date of last amendment: 15 February 1985
Grade II

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ST72SWHENSTRIDGE CPINWOOD3/89Folly tower, 20 metres South ofStables complex

ST72SW HENSTRIDGE CP INWOOD 3/89 Folly tower, 20 metres South of Stables complex GV II Folly tower. Early C19. Local stone coursed rubble; flat roof hidden by parapet. Circular plan, with 4 buttresses added c1929. 4-stage tower with string courses and battlemented parapets, buttresses battered and curved, with flat offsets: circular arched doorway on North East side, and a variety of pointed arched openings to all stages; some with ornamental leaded light windows: iron straps around each level, above string courses, fitted before buttreses. Thought by owner (March 1983) to be a relic of the estate of an earlier house on the site; part of a large estate with many good collected items; the main house, of 1881, is of lesser interest and not listed.

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