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Latitude: 50.9257 / 50°55'32"N
Longitude: -2.6229 / 2°37'22"W
OS Eastings: 356313
OS Northings: 114212
OS Grid: ST563142
Mapcode National: GBR MP.PWW0
Mapcode Global: FRA 56DN.FZG
Entry Name: Jack the Treacle Eater
Listing Date: 19 April 1961
Last Amended: 30 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057227
English Heritage Legacy ID: 263573
Location: Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Barwick
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST51SE BARWICK CP LONG LANE (off Rexe's Hollow)
5/15 Jack the Treacle Eater
(formerly listed is tower in
Folly. Circa 1775. Local and Ham stone rubble and ashlar. Rough rubble arch about 5-metres high, crowned with
circular tower in cut and squared stone, having battlemented quasi-parapet and conical stone roof surmounted by lead
statuette (a winged Mercury). Blocked opening in side of tower with part only of a rough stair thereto. The East
boundary marker, one of four, of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected by John Newman; 'Jack' was a local runner
who carried family messages to London, who was said to have trained on treacle. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes,
Listing NGR: ST5631314212
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