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The view from the top of Wainhouse Tower in Halifax

Published about 1 month ago by Joby Catto

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This iconic Victorian building is maintained by Calderdale Council, and is open to the public on 'high day<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-view-from-the-top-of-wainhouse-tower-in-halifax-england">...(more)</a>

Abingdon Abbey Ruins (1920 Folly)

Published 4 months ago by Nikhilesh Haval

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These are some 'ruinous' arches in the 'Abbey Gardens', but this is really a folly built in the 1920s. Some of its architectural features are dubiously said to have come from the old abbey.

The unlit Diamond Jubilee Beacon at Stoodley Pike, June 2012

Published 7 months ago by Joby Catto

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(View the unlit beacon and a glorious sunset from 40 minutes earlier by clicking here)As part of the Diamond Jubile<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/unlit-diamond-jubilee-beacon-stoodley-pike-england">...(more)</a>

The blazing Diamond Jubilee Beacon at Stoodley Pike, June 2012

Published 7 months ago by Joby Catto

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(View the unlit beacon and a glorious sunset from 40 minutes earlier by clicking here)As part of the Diamond Jubil<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/diamond-jubilee-beacon-alight-stoodley-pike-england">...(more)</a>

The beautiful River House at Winding River Plantation overlooking the Lochwood Folley River

Published almost 2 years ago by Jay Curley

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Winding River Plantation in Brunswick County North Carolina has a fantastic ammenity known as the River House on the lockwood Folly River which is only a feww miles from Southport North Carolina

Rogers Tower, Castle-an-dinas, Penwith

Published about 2 years ago by Shaun Plumb

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Rogers' Tower, on the hills overlooking Mounts Bay and most of Penwith.Built in the late 19th century on the remains of a pre-historic hillfort.

Colombi-Park, Freiburg, Breisgau

Published over 2 years ago by Carsten T. Rees

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A beautiful little park right in the centre of town featuring an folly castle built by a wealthy family in the 19th century which nowadays is being used as a museum for ancient history.

Conolly's Folly

Published over 2 years ago by Florian Knorn

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Conolly's Folly was commissioned and build during the famine of 1740 to give some employment to the local poor and starving population.

Bath, Sham Castle

Published over 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Sham Castle isn't really a castle. It's a Folly, with only a front. It was built by local entrepeneur, Ralph Allen. He<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bath-sham-castle-folly-ralph-allen-skyline-walk">...(more)</a>

Folly Island Weir in Hertford

Published over 4 years ago by Mark Schuster

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The River Lee - or Lea, either will do - by the Hertford Basin at Folly Island between Hertford and Ware.Lots more informaion can be found here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Lee_%28England   

Narrow Boat "Anjuna" on the River Lee, England

Published over 4 years ago by Mark Schuster

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Narrow boats tied up on the bank of the River Lee in Hertford. Anjuna looks really hi-tech with a panel of voltaic cells mounted above its accomodation

Old Barge Pub

Published over 4 years ago by Mark Schuster

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The Old Barge is a traditional pub on the banks of the River Lee in Hertford. A little way down the river is where narrow boats (narrow barges  <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/old-barge-pub-england">...(more)</a>

King Alfreds Tower

Published over 4 years ago by William Allard

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king Alfred's Tower is a brick built folly,lying 2 miles north-west of the famous Stourhead Garden. The  50m,red brick triangular tower was<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/king-alfreds-tower-england">...(more)</a>

Cotehele, The Base Of Prospect Tower, Cornwall, England

Published over 4 years ago by Geoff Mather

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From the bottom, the Tower looks normal, however it is actual 3 sided and built with concave walls.

Cotehele, Top Of Prospect Tower, Folly, Cornwall, England

Published over 4 years ago by Geoff Mather

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This three sided tower was built in 1602, obviously people then were a trifle smaller, its a tight squeeze up and down those steps!

Mccaig's Tower Overlooking Oban Argyll Scotland

Published almost 5 years ago by Geoff Mather

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Overlooking Oban from the tower.

Oban Mccaig S Tower Argyll Scotland

Published almost 5 years ago by Geoff Mather

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A view from inside the tower and its gardens.

Creech Grange Arch Southern Side

Published about 5 years ago by Geoff Mather

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This is one of many strange Follies built on the land during the 15th to 20th centuries.  This section of wall and its centra<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/creech-grange-arch-southern-side-england">...(more)</a>

Creech Grange Arch

Published about 5 years ago by Geoff Mather

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This is one of many strange Follies built on the land during the 15th to 20th centuries.  This section of wall and its central Arch was bui<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/creech-grange-arch-england">...(more)</a>

Creech Grange Arch North Side

Published about 5 years ago by Geoff Mather

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This is one of many strange Follies built on the land during the 15th to 20th centuries.  This section of wall and its central A<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/creech-grange-arch-north-side-england">...(more)</a>