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Latitude: 52.0387 / 52°2'19"N
Longitude: 0.7389 / 0°44'19"E
OS Eastings: 587946
OS Northings: 241351
OS Grid: TL879413
Mapcode National: GBR RJW.1MH
Mapcode Global: VHKF9.R0GY
Entry Name: The Folly at Oakville
Listing Date: 18 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031560
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469000
Location: Sudbury, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10
Civil Parish: Sudbury
Built-Up Area: Sudbury
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Sudbury St Gregory with Chilton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
The Folly at Oakville
Folly. Early C19. Of salvaged materials including burnt kiln brick, red and gault brick, reused ashlar, ecclesiastical carving, terracotta and Coade stone ornament. Roof not visible. EXTERIOR: square on plan. 2 storeys. Plank door to north under semi-circular arch of burnt brick voussoirs and with Coade stone head as a keyblock. One arched niche right and left. Flush floor band at first floor of irregular ashlar blocks. First floor lit through a single-light arched casement with leaded glazing, flanked by an arched niche either side containing carved ecclesiastical figures. Each opening with Coade stone heads as keyblocks. Crenellated parapet. South side with two arched windows to first floor fitted with single-light casements with leaded glazing. West side lit through one similar window each floor, both with an arched niche right and left . No openings to east side. INTERIOR: ladder staircase rises to first floor, where the room is lined with full-height plank panelling. 3 windows with coloured glass. Timber ceiling. 4-panelled door from staircase. A unusual folly building incorporating a wide range of materials. 'Oakville' is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: TL8794641351
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