|Date Listed||Wed 1st June, 1966|
|Category||Statutory Listed Building|
|Address||Old John Tower Bradgate Park Newtown Linford LE12 7AF|
|Volume, Map, Item||286, 3, 27|
|Description||Folly Tower of 1787. Granite and slate rubble stone with brick window dressings. Circular Gothic style tower of two storeys. Four pointed arch windows, ground floor blanks upper with renewed Y tracery, partly boarded, with one blocked. Bracketed cornice and battlements. Doorway with pointed arch and door. To left a pointed archway in a wall with ruined top. The tower is a Georgian folly built on the top of a lofty former windmill hill in the park, to form a feature and to facilitate from the top, enjoyment of the magnificent views to be had. Forms a notable landmark group with the War Memorial nearby.|
The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.
Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.