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  1. Brackkkn

    Report - Vernon's Folly (Sudbury, Derbyshire) March 2022

    Not a huge amount to see on this site, nor is there much history but it's an interesting landmark, seen from the A50, so thought I'd take a gander on a wet morning. Pulled from another site: In 1723 Lord George Vernon the owner of Sudbury Hall built this fortress like structure to keep his...
  2. Tyyurbanberkshire

    Information - Wilder's folly-last visited-OCTOBER 2019

    Wilder's folly\dove cote otherwise know as Pincent's tower, Nunhide Tower and Flint's Folly or even pigeon tower by locals, is a folly dating back to when built in the year 1769 by Reverend Henry Wilder (1744–1814). He was courting Joan Thoyts (c. 1748–1837), younger sister of John Thoyts of...