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Latitude: 51.6589 / 51°39'32"N
Longitude: -1.5714 / 1°34'17"W
OS Eastings: 429740
OS Northings: 195654
OS Grid: SU297956
Mapcode National: GBR 5VP.ZFW
Mapcode Global: VHC0L.QK3N
Entry Name: Lord Berner's Folly
Listing Date: 10 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048457
English Heritage Legacy ID: 249375
Location: Great Faringdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Great Faringdon
Built-Up Area: Faringdon
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Faringdon
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
GREAT FARINGDON FARINGDON HILL
1/14 Lord Berner's Folly
1935 by Lord Gerald Wellesley for Lord Berners of Faringdon House. Tall brick
tower built to command view over Thames valley, l40'O" high. Square plan, plain
Fletton brick tower, originally intended to be whitewashed, red brick upper
stage with 3 round arched windows with glazing bars to each face. Intersecting
tracery. Octagonal crown with stone coping and crenellations at angles with
short stone pinnacles.
Architectural Review: 1936. 69.169.
Listing NGR: SU2974095654
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