Clopton Tower, Stratford on Avon

Two-storey stone building with crenellations and attached tower with slit windows and crenellations | Image courtesy of Anne Langley
Clopton Tower 2017
Image courtesy of Anne Langley
Description of this historic site

Clopton Tower, an architectural folly which dates from the Imperial period. It stands 140m north east of Dugdale Avenue, Stratford on Avon.

Notes about this historic site

1 Clopton Tower. ?Early 19th century. Ashlar. A substantial octagonal tower of three stages, each lighted by one window, with parapet and finger turret.
2 Polygonal, with Tuscan columns and pediment.
3 The building is now being converted into a residence.
4 Built c1850.
5 Belvedere tower to south east of house, built in the 1850s after the Clopton estate had been sold to the neighbouring Welcombe estate.