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Folly About 100 Metres East of Oldstone

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3541 / 50°21'14"N

Longitude: -3.6627 / 3°39'45"W

OS Eastings: 281808

OS Northings: 51787

OS Grid: SX818517

Mapcode National: GBR QP.50PT

Mapcode Global: FRA 3863.BWD

Entry Name: Folly About 100 Metres East of Oldstone

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99799

Location: Blackawton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Blackawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Blackawton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BLACKAWTON

SX85SW Folly about 100 metres
2/8 east of Oldstone

GV II

Folly. Probably late C18 or early C19. Local slate rubble with freestone
dressings.
A folly in the form of a barbican. The front wall acts as a retaining wall
to an earth mound behind. It has a canted centre with arrow loops on each
of the 3 sides and lower flanking walls ramped up to the central part which
return on either side to retain the earth mound. The central canted tower
has a chamfered stone plinth.


Listing NGR: SX8180851787

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