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The Fish Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Barwick, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9314 / 50°55'53"N

Longitude: -2.6265 / 2°37'35"W

OS Eastings: 356069

OS Northings: 114850

OS Grid: ST560148

Mapcode National: GBR MP.PND9

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DN.0L1

Entry Name: The Fish Tower

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263576

Location: Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barwick

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/18 The Fish Tower
(previously listed as obelisk in
Park North of Barwick House)


Folly. Circa 1775. Local stone rubble with Ham stone ashlar at top. Base about 2 metres square and 2 metres high, with
arched opening on North side; above a hollow circular column about 12 metres high with open slits up the South side and
an ashlar crown with ogee arched panels, the whole reminisicent of a factory chimney. The North boundary marker, one
of four of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected by John Newman. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes, Constable

Listing NGR: ST5606914850

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