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© Mr Ben White

IoE Number: 32038
Location: SHAM CASTLE, NORTH ROAD (off)
  BATHAMPTON, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Ben White
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 01 February 1956
Date of last amendment: 01 February 1956
Grade II*

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ST 76 SEBATHAMPTON C.P.NORTH ROAD, OFF3/401.2.56

ST 76 SE BATHAMPTON C.P. NORTH ROAD, OFF 3/40 1.2.56 Sham Castle II* Gothick folly. 1762. Built by Richard James, master mason for Ralph Allen "to improve the prospect" from Allen's town house in Bath. Pevsner states that Colvin suggests that it was probably designed by Sanderson Miller c.1755. Coursed squared rubble. Battlemented. Screen wall with central pointed arch flanked by two 3-storey circular turrets; extending sideways to 2-storey square tower at each end of the wall. Blocked lancet windows; plain and cross-loop openings. Plaque in centre. Pevsner N., Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol; 1958.

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