Follies of Oxfordshire (Follies of England)
Author: Wim Meulenkamp, Gwyn Headley
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: Heritage Ebooks
Release Date: September 03, 2011
"An Account of those Architectural Eccentricities commonly known as Follies to be found in the County of Oxfordshire."
Headley & Meulenkamp's classic definitive architectural folly guides are now available as completely revised and updated county-by-county ebooks, each one packed with colour images and active links to live location-finding maps.
Follies, towers, arches, grottoes, monuments, arches, obelisks, garden buildings, eyecatchers — exuberant architecture that makes you catch your breath in delight — all these wonderful buildings are enthusiastically described, illustrated with many colour photographs. Tap on a location and a map will show you precisely where the building stands.
Find out the astonishing, crazy, passionate, lunatic and loving stories behind Britain’s most bizarre buildings. This new ebook covers landmarks and hidden treasures in places such as Bucknell, Charlbury, Chipping Norton, Christmas Common, Cokethorpe, Coleshill, Faringdon, Headington, Henley-On-Thames, Heythrop, Highmoor, Holton Park, Ipsden, Mapledurham, Middleton Stoney, Nuneham Courtenay, Rotherfield Greys, Rousham, Shiplake, Shirburn, Stanton St John, Stoke Row, Stonor Park, Tackley, Watlington, Wheatley, Whitchurch, Woodcote, Woolstone, Wroxton and more.
This is an engaging and amusing interactive guide book to the eccentric, strange, bizarre, odd and obscure architectural curiosities, landmarks and monuments of the county. Heavily illustrated in full colour, with digital online maps to guide you precisely to the location of each building. This is a fully revised and updated chapter from the bestsellers "Follies — A National Trust Guide" (1986), "Follies — A Guide to Rogue Architecture" (1990) and "Follies Grottoes & Garden Buildings" (1999) by the same authors. Enhanced with many brilliant brand new photographs and images from fotoLibra.com photographers.