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Folly Tower in Back Garden of Number 23

A Grade II Listed Building in Forest Hill, Lewisham

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Latitude: 51.4456 / 51°26'44"N

Longitude: -0.057 / 0°3'25"W

OS Eastings: 535122

OS Northings: 173637

OS Grid: TQ351736

Mapcode National: GBR JF.N97

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.YXQN

Plus Code: 9C3XCWWV+65

Entry Name: Folly Tower in Back Garden of Number 23

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203350

Location: Lewisham, London, SE23

County: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Forest Hill

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Honor Oak Park, St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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4424 Folly Tower in back garden
of No 23
TQ 3573 23/190


Circa 1880. Octagonal 3-storey tower of ironstone random rubble with
freestone dressings, ie quoins, drip mould at lst floor level, bowtell
moulding at 2nd floor and corbel table to low parapet (damaged). Octagonal
staircase turret. Small, empty windows, with hollow chamfered elliptical
stone arches, in chamfered square frames, 2-light on ground floor.
Square doorway with hoodmould. Curiosity value.

Listing NGR: TQ3512273637

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