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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
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
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)
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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