© Mr David J Lewis LRPS
FOLLY APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES TO WEST OF CHEWTON PLACE, CHEWTON ROAD (south east side)
COMPTON DANDO, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Mr David J Lewis LRPS
28 August 1999
19 June 1975
Date of last amendment:
08 March 1996
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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)
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.