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Folly Approximately 15 Metres to West of Chewton Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Dando, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4005 / 51°24'1"N

Longitude: -2.4958 / 2°29'45"W

OS Eastings: 365602

OS Northings: 166948

OS Grid: ST656669

Mapcode National: GBR JV.R4WG

Mapcode Global: VH892.P2D6

Plus Code: 9C3VCG23+6M

Entry Name: Folly Approximately 15 Metres to West of Chewton Place

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Last Amended: 8 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459721

Location: Compton Dando, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Dando

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

ST66NE
3/10004
19.06.75

COMPTON DANDO
CHEWTON ROAD, Chewton Keynsham
(South East Side)
Folly approx. 15m to west of Chewton Place
(Formerly Listed as: CHEWTON ROAD (South East Side)
Folly to west of Chewton Place)

GV
II

Folly tower. Late C18. Tall tapering square obelisk of coursed limestone rubble. Pointed-arched openings to east and west sides, producing walk-through passage at ground floor level; diagonal buttresses with set-offs; small pointed-arched openings on each face and pyramidal cap. Carved owl to keystone on arched opening.
Historical Note: known locally as the Owl Tower.
Prior to a boundary change these structures were in the Keynsham Area list. The entries in the 5th list for the District of Keynsham have been removed by virtue of the 7th amendment.

Listing NGR: ST6560266948

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