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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325117
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99799
Location: Blackawton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
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
SX85SW Folly about 100 metres
2/8 east of Oldstone
Folly. Probably late C18 or early C19. Local slate rubble with freestone
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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