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Latitude: 50.5608 / 50°33'38"N
Longitude: -3.8036 / 3°48'13"W
OS Eastings: 272345
OS Northings: 75003
OS Grid: SX723750
Mapcode National: GBR QF.L0M2
Mapcode Global: FRA 27XL.3ZK
Entry Name: Folly About 115 Metres West of Scoitor Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 August 1955
Last Amended: 3 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1241692
English Heritage Legacy ID: 440866
Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 77 SW THE-MOOR
6/164 Folly about 115 metres west of
Scobitor Farmhouse (formerly listed
23.8.55 as Tower at Scobitor)
Folly. Believed to date from 1868. Granite rubble with saucer-shaped, cement-
rendered roof. Short round tower, possibly now reduced in height, standing on a
natural outcrop of rock. It has a doorway and 5 windows of different sizes; 2 of
the windows retain the remnants of wooden frames.
Interior has a thick, round stone pillar in the centre, from which radiate heavy
granite lintels carrying a granite roof.
Source: information from the owners of the house, based on 1929 sale catalogue.
Listing NGR: SX7234575003
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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