Tattingstone Wonder

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Tattingstone Folly, rear view (cottages)

The Tattingstone Wonder is a folly at Tattingstone in Suffolk, England.

Located some six miles south of Ipswich the Tattingstone Wonder was originally two cottages. In 1790 Edward White,[a] the local squire, did not like his view of the cottages from Tattingstone Place. He decided to add a third cottage and finished them to look like a church by adding a fake tower and flint façade.[2] It has become a famous Suffolk landmark.[3][failed verification][4]

Tattingstone Folly, front view


  1. ^ English Heritage gives the name of the squire as Thomas White.[1]
  1. ^ (English Heritage Staff 2015)
  2. ^ (Halliday 2013)
  3. ^ "Tattingstone Wonder". Geograph.org.uk. 2007. Retrieved 2015-05-23.
  4. ^ (Le Vey 2005, p. 243)

Coordinates: 51°59′02″N 1°06′49″E / 51.9838°N 1.1137°E / 51.9838; 1.1137