Follies of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight by Wim Meulenkamp
(Follies of England Book 15)

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"An Account of those Architectural Eccentricities commonly known as Follies to be found in the County of Hampshire."

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 Appuldurcombe, Avington, Bembridge, Boldre, Bonchurch, Botley, Calbourne, Calshot, Chale, Droxford, East Cowes, East Stratton, East Tisted, Exbury, Farley Mount, Farringdon, Fritham, Hambledon, Hartley Wintney, Havant, Hawley, Highclere, Hinton Ampner, Houghton, Hursley, Hurstbourne, Hythe, Kingston, Lepe, Medstead, Mottisfont, Nether Wallop, Northington, Odiham, Petersfield, Portchester, Portsmouth, Rockbourne, Ryde, Shanklin, Shawford, Sherborne St John, Stockbridge, Stratfield Saye, Sway, Totland, Warnford, Weyhill, Woodmancott 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.
 

About Wim Meulenkamp

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Published September 3, 2011 by Heritage Ebooks. 84 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Travel.