Holly Lodge

Built almost 70 years after William Wentworths death, this folly is not strictly a folly of Boughton Park but it is built to mimic the styles of other structures in the Park. Standing just outside the original boundary of William Wentworths estate, and not more than 250 yards from the Spectacle, this Grade II listed lodge has all the imposing features sympathetic to the Gothic style of architecture. Castellated walls, window slits and the design of the front arch also replicates exactly the arch of the Spectacle. Designed by Alexander Milne and built between 1857 -1861 for chemist, Philadelphus Jeyes, this structure still remains in the Jeyes family to this day. John, the younger brother of Philadelphus, founded the company which became world renowned for Jeyes Fluid