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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
Entry Name: Castle Folly Approximately 150 Metres to North of Hinstock Court
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308008
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260186
Location: Hinstock, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Hinstock
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Hinstock St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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