Perrott Folly, England in Pictures

Perrott Folly

License: CC BY 2.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY 2.0.Picture by Tony Hisgett

Eccentric landowner John Perrott built the folly in 1758. JRR Tolkien lived in its shadow in nearby Stirling Road during his childhood. The Folly and The Waterworks tower which together are said to be the inspiration for the two towers in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

Perrott Folly

License: CC BY 2.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY 2.0.Picture by Tony Hisgett

Eccentric landowner John Perrott built the folly in 1758. JRR Tolkien lived in its shadow in nearby Stirling Road during his childhood. The Folly and The Waterworks tower which together are said to be the inspiration for the two towers in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

Perrott Folly

License: CC BY 2.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY 2.0.Picture by Tony Hisgett

Eccentric landowner John Perrott built the folly in 1758. JRR Tolkien lived in its shadow in nearby Stirling Road during his childhood. The Folly and The Waterworks tower which together are said to be the inspiration for the two towers in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

Perrott Folly

License: CC BY 2.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY 2.0.Picture by Ted and Jen

Perrott's Folly (1758) on Monument Road, one of Tolkien's "Two Towers".

Perrott Folly

License: CC BY-SA 3.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.Picture by Oosoom

Perrott's Folly on the right and the tip of the Edgbaston Waterworks Tower is just visible on the left. The Two Towers of Tolkien.

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