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Latitude: 52.0317 / 52°1'54"N
Longitude: 0.6571 / 0°39'25"E
OS Eastings: 582370
OS Northings: 240368
OS Grid: TL823403
Mapcode National: GBR QHF.QXJ
Mapcode Global: VHJHT.B6R9
Entry Name: Sham Castle/Folly 430 Metres South West of Belchamp Hall
Listing Date: 22 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306466
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115726
Location: Belchamp Walter, Braintree, Essex, CO10
Civil Parish: Belchamp Walter
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Belchamp Walter St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 84 SW
1/7 Sham Castle/folly 430
metres south west of
Sham Castle/folly. C19. Of flint and uncoursed rubble with red brick dressings
and detail. Tall narrow tower at north end with tall brick battlements, cross
shaped openings and linked to main wall by a brick arch. The central section of
wall has a pointed arched window opening, a spur wall and is slightly curved on
its east face. To the south is a circular 'tower' much covered in ivy.
Originally built to be an eyecatcher from Belchamp Hall.
Listing NGR: TL8237040368
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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