near Buxton, Derbyshire
Solomon's Temple, also
known as Grinlow Tower, is a Victorian Folly close to the spa
town of Buxton in the Derbyshire Peak District.
It is said to have been built by Solomon Mycock in the 1890s,
paid for by public subscription to provide work for the locally
This is a two-storey tower, sitting on top of a ridge at a height
of 1440 feet above sea level. From the open top of the tower
there are good views down over the town, and also over the
surrounding countryside and parts of the Peak District.
It is difficult to see how this tower deserves the description
'temple' - it is only some 20 feet tall.