Perrott's Folly Birmingham, England

Perrott's Folly Birmingham, England--this building along with the clock tower at Birmingham university are said to have inspired J.Tolkien's two towers from lotr

Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower in the University of Birmingham

Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower or simply Old Joe, is the tallest free-standing clock tower in the world. Located in Chancellor's court at the University of Birmingham, England.

The two towers of Perrott's Folly and Edgbaston Waterworks in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The inspiration behind Tolkien's The Two Towers.

Maybe these two towers in Ladywood inspired Tolkien? Or maybe they're just two lovely towers.

The two towers of Perrott's Folly and Edgbaston Waterworks in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The inspiration behind Tolkien's The Two Towers.

Maybe these two towers in Ladywood inspired Tolkien? Or maybe they're just two lovely towers.

Birmingham UK, Botanical Gardens

Birmingham UK, Botanical Gardens Spent many lunch hours here when working nearby

Birmingham Barber Institute

The Barber Institute Private Collection Gallery Birmingham, England

Perrots Folly, I would live there....

In 1758 land owner John Perrott built a 94 ft tower in Edgbaston. At the time the area was fields, woods and countryside. No reasonable explanation has ever been given for the building of this tower.


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Chimney of the Edgbaston waterworks, c.1870

Posts about Edgbaston waterworks on Paul Dobraszczyk

Old Joe (the world's tallest freestanding clock tower)

Old Joe (the world's tallest freestanding clock tower)

Happy Valentine's Day to all our students, staff, alumni and friends!  Spread the #UoBlove and Pin our 3D printed rose to impress someone special.   Our bespoke rose was made in the Advanced Materials and Processing Lab here at the University of Birmingham.

Happy Valentine's Day to all our students, staff, alumni and friends! Spread the and Pin our printed rose to impress someone special. Our bespoke rose was made in the Advanced Materials and Processing Lab here at the University of Birmingham.

Muirhead Tower

Muirhead Tower

Gorgeous scenery of Old Joe and UoB. This is one of the best times of the year, with bright sun, blue sky and fluffy clouds. Love studying in library and enjoy lunch time under sunlight

Gorgeous scenery of Old Joe and UoB. This is one of the best times of the year, with bright sun, blue sky and fluffy clouds. Love studying in library and enjoy lunch time under sunlight

Old Joe (the world's tallest freestanding clock tower)

Old Joe (the world's tallest freestanding clock tower) at the University of Birmingham - the original redbrick

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