Broadway Tower, an English folly. Taken by Saffron Blaze.

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Photo taken by Wikimedia Commons user Saffron Blaze. Description taken from Wikimedia Commons.

“Broadway Tower, a folly (a building constructed for its extravagance and appearance) in the English county of Worcestershire. The “Saxon” tower was designed by James Wyatt in 1794 to resemble a mock castle, and built for Lady Coventry in 1799. Broadway Tower sits on the edge of the second highest point in the Cotswolds overlooking the village of Broadway and the Severn Vale. From the top of the tower, on a clear day, as many as 16 English counties can be identified.”

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