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PREFERRED TERM
FOLLY  
BROADER CONCEPT
RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • Artificial Ruin
  • Eyecatcher
  • Sham Castle
  • Sham Ruin
  • Vista Closer
SCOPE NOTE
  • A structure, often found in 18th century landscape gardens, that demonstrates eccentricity or excess rather than practical purpose. They can take many forms - ruins, sham castles, towers, hermits' cells or grottoes.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • English Heritage
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/eh_tmt2/concepts/69013
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/eh_tmt2/concepts/69013
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