Blog - September 2021

  • Follies

    Posted on Thursday, September 9, 2021 by Vickie ClarkNo comments

    folly [ˈfɒli] NOUN A costly ornamental building with no practical purpose, especially a tower or mock-Gothic ruin built in a large garden or park. An architectural structure that isn’t always what it appears to be. The very first folly built c1595 was Sir Thomas Tresham’s triangular shaped Rushton Lodge in Northamptonshire. It is a testament to Tresham’s Roman Catholicism: the number three, ...