Hoober Stand

Folly in Wentworth, West Yorkshire

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Hoober Stand is a folly located inWentworth Area South Yorkshire.

Built 1748 Hoober Stand is in South Yorkshire near Rotherham.

It's 30-metre-high (98 ft) It was designed by Henry Flitcroft for the aristocrat Thomas Watson-Wentworth, Earl of Malton (later the 1st Marquess of Rockingham) to commemorate the quashing of the 1745 Jacobite rebellion.

It is open to the public 2–5 pm on Sundays and bank holiday Mondays from the spring bank holiday weekend until the last Sunday in September.

Hoober Stand is one of several follies in and around Wentworth Woodhouse park; the others include Needle's Eye and Keppel's Column.... Some more Drone Adventures when I get more time.

There isn't much parking, you can see where I parked from the pictures below. It was eerily quiet ... I have heard that the place is haunted.

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