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place:- folly, Coniston
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
folly
coordinates:- SD30599801
10Km square:- SD39
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square SD3098

The building was the hunt kennels, hidden by a gothic facade.
James Garth Marhsall bought Monk Coniston estate in 1835, he inherited a fortuune from his father in the flax trade in Leeds, Yorkshire.
photograph

folly, Coniston -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 15.10.2013
photograph

folly, Coniston -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Date stone:- -- 'J. G. M. / 1855.' -- 15.10.2013

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
EYE CATCHER APPROXIMATELY 202 METRES NORTH EAST OF SHEPERD BRIDGE / / / CONISTON / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76779 / SD3059198016
courtesy of English Heritage
Eye catcher. C18 or early C19. Stone rubble. Screen wall with remains of 2-storey lean-to to structure to rear. Top projecting parapet remains in part. End projecting turrets with projecting parapets. Central pointed arch, partially blocked with remains of quatrefoil and blocked square window above. Arch flanked by large blocked arrow slits. Turrets have blocked slot windows with arrow slits above. Right return wall remains, with openings at ground and 1st floor level. To rear are remains of floors and footings of left return and rear walls. Built for one of the large houses on the shore of Coniston Water.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD30599801
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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tiny photograph, 
button to large folly, Coniston -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 15.10.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large folly, Coniston -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 15.10.2013

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