This farm is curious in that it has been built with a sham castle facing to the north. It is widely believed to have been built by Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, the 2nd Earl of Radnor, as an eye-catcher view from Coleshill House. (See N351) However, there is no definitive documentary evidence to support it.
To read an article in PDF format containing what is known about its history to date please go HERE
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