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© Mr Terry Dawson LRPS

IoE Number: 431497
Location: FOLLY, NEWBEGIN (south off)
  HORNSEA, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, EAST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Terry Dawson LRPS
Date Photographed: 10 August 2000
Date listed: 26 November 1985
Date of last amendment: 26 November 1985
Grade II

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TA 24 NWHORNSEANEWBEGIN(south side, off)11/62Folly

TA 24 NW HORNSEA NEWBEGIN (south side, off) 11/62 Folly - II Folly. Mid C19. Built entirely of rusticated overfired brick wasters. Circular tower of five stages separated by projecting brick string-courses. Ground floor has pointed door outlined in projecting brick and similar pointed window, now blocked. Lancets to first and second floor, larger pointed window and oculus to third floor, all with projecting brick surrounds. Stepped brick cornice to crenellated parapet. In addition to the windows there are at second and third floor levels various diamond- shaped blank openings into which bottle-bases have been inserted to form a pattern. Said to have been built by a Hornsea man, in business in Hull, in order to allow his family to view his impatiently-awaited return.

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