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Corsham Court, Sham Ruin in the grounds , Wiltshire

(51°26′0″N, 2°10′57″W)
Corsham Court, Sham Ruin in the grounds
ST 874 705
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
  • Allan Brodie
30 May 2004

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Feature Sets

In the grounds of Corsham Court, near the parish church, there is a folly of 1797 or 1798 by John Nash in the form of a ruin designed to resemble a castle. It includes a mixture of Perpendicular windows, a chimney and the remains of an arch with trumpet scallop capitals.


Exterior Features



For the church of St. Bartholomew in Corsham, see separate entry.


Historic England listed building 1284571. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1284571 accessed 14 April 2016.

F. J. Ladd, Architects at Corsham Court, Bradford on Avon, 1978, 67, 109-10.

N. Pevsner and B. Cherry, Buildings of England, Wiltshire, Harmondsworth, 1975 (repr. 1985), 192-94.