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Castle Folly Approximately 150 Metres to North of Hinstock Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinstock, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8443 / 52°50'39"N

Longitude: -2.4673 / 2°28'2"W

OS Eastings: 368622

OS Northings: 327518

OS Grid: SJ686275

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.STD4

Mapcode Global: WH9CB.2RCW

Plus Code: 9C4VRGVM+P3

Entry Name: Castle Folly Approximately 150 Metres to North of Hinstock Court

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260186

Location: Hinstock, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hinstock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hinstock St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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SJ 62 NE, SJ 6862 2751; 7/35

Castle folly approx. 150 metres to north of Hinstock Court


Castle folly, now ruinous. Circa 1840. Roughly dressed red sandstone.
Miniature castle consisting of keep or tower, roughly circular 'bailey'
walls and outer oval retaining walls. Tower formerly of one storey and
basement. Flat string course to parapet. 2 pointed-arched windows. Low
door to former basement. The owner reports that there is the date 1842
on the building but it was not noted at time of survey (March 1986).
There is a pool between the inner and outer walls. The folly is floorless,
semi-ruinous and very overgrown (at time of survey). Hinstock Court is not
included on this list.

Listing NGR: SJ6862227518

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