ROTHLEY CASTLE - List Entry

  • Description

    "Folly. c.1755 by Daniel Garrett for Sir Walter Blackett. Random rubble. Gothick style. Canted screen wall stretching c.60 yards along top of hill with square end towers and larger square central tower. Central tower: 2 storeys. Tall pointed-arched doorway with flanking blocked lower arches forming niches. Above it a cruciform slit, the arms of the cross treated as mouchettes. Very large, rough, close-set corbels. Roofless. Similar arched niches on each of the other sides. Screen walls stand to c.8 ft. in places, ruinous in others. Five cruciform slits remain....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1371065
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 3 months ago
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