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Listed Building: GRINLOW TOWER (1259254)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 616-1, 2, 114
Date assigned Wednesday, January 7, 1987
Date last amended Friday, January 31, 1997


BUXTON Folly. 1840 for Samuel Mycock. Rebuilt 1894 and restored in 1987. Rubble limestone, with tooled gritstone dressings. Circular plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Round headed doorway reached up 4 steps. Impost and sill bands link with 7 round headed openings with keystones. Above blind circular opening over door, 7 further blind openings all round headed and linked by chamfered sill band. Above ashlar courses to eaves, moulded eaves band and battlements. INTERIOR: stone spiral stairs with iron handrail. HISTORY: originally built to provide work for the town's unemployed. Listing NGR: SK0539971743

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Grid reference SK 05399 71743 (point)
Map sheet SK07SE

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Jul 29 2009 3:49PM

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