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Photographer: © Terry Dean (Gallery)(11th November 2013)
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The monument, also known as Perrots Folly

A picture of: Edgbaston ( More pictures of Edgbaston by Terry Dean )

Canon Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL Focal length: 35 mm, Aperture: f 20, ISO: 400 Exposure time: 1/200 sec
Date/Time Creation: May 3, 2010, 11:07 am

ImageID:1183233, Image size: 2592 x 3888 pixels

EdgbastonWest Midlands

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Comment by Dave John(11th November 2013)

Very good strong image Terry

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Comment by Martin Humphreys(11th November 2013)

Nice shot of this folly

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Comment by Edward LeverPremier Member! Click for more info..(1st May 2014)

I am fascinated by these quirky buildings. One of the good things about PoE is that you can discover some very unusual architecture from other people's photos. Incidentally, I have now discovered that this tower might have been the inspiration for the tower in J.R.R. Tolkien's books (as a child, Tolkien lived nearby).

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Comment by Terry Dean (Photo owner)(11th November 2018)

you are correct Edward

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Comment by Edward LeverPremier Member! Click for more info..(12th November 2018)

Thanks, Terry, for confirming the Tolkien connection. It's a tribute to the power of Tolkien's imagination that Perrot's Folly could be the inspiration for the wizard's tower Orthanc in Lord of the Rings !

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