184. Dovecote with crows (2021), Acrylic on canvas board, 36 x 25cm, NFS
185. Wilder's Folly, wintry afternoon (2021), Acrylic on canvas board, 51 x 41cm, £400 framed
186. Wilder's Folly, frosty morning (2021), Acrylic on canvas board, 24 x 35cm, £175 framed
Wilder's Folly stands, sentinel like, above farmland on the outskirts of Tilehurst. Situated on top of a hill, just beyond the treeline of Boxgrove Wood, it is visible for miles around. A much loved local landmark, it was built by Henry Wilder in 1769 while he was courting Joan Thoyt so the folly could be seen from their respective homes. It was converted to a dovecote in the late 19th Century. Over the last year, with travel restrictions in place, walks to the folly have become a daily ritual for many - a steadfast presence in a rapidly changing environment.
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