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Folly in Grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopthorpe, York

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325941

Location: Bishopthorpe, York, YO23

County: York

Civil Parish: Bishopthorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bishopthorpe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/25 Folly in grounds of
Bishopthorpe Palace


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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