Silverton Lane, Whitton

  • Description

    "The road curves round and down the hill to Rothbury. The tower is Sharp's Folly, built by local vicar Archdeacon Thomas Sharp in the 1720s, it is said "partly to alleviate local unemployment and partly to satisfy the Archdeacon's taste for astronomy. Probably the earliest folly in the county." Grade II* listed." Photo by Stephen Richards, 2010.
  • Owner

    Stephen Richards
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2186671
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 7 months ago
    Viewed: 306 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-08-00
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