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Latitude: 53.9252 / 53°55'30"N
Longitude: -1.0931 / 1°5'35"W
OS Eastings: 459651
OS Northings: 448049
OS Grid: SE596480
Mapcode National: GBR NRT1.4P
Mapcode Global: WHFC9.5LQR
Entry Name: Folly in Grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace
Listing Date: 12 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132488
English Heritage Legacy ID: 325941
Location: Bishopthorpe, York, YO23
Civil Parish: Bishopthorpe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bishopthorpe St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 5847-5947 BISHOPTHORPE BISHOPTHORPE ROAD
7/25 Folly in grounds of
Folly. Mid-late C18. Magnesian limestone ashlar with pinkish-orange brick
interior, and no roof. Gothick. Circular on plan. Tall single storey.
Entrance a round arch with brick surround. 3 further blocked round arches
in ashlar surrounds with keystones, some containing decorative fragments.
Blocked window above one arch. Modillion cornice and broken parapet.
Listing NGR: SE5965148049
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