|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|
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.