The author of "Architectural Follies in America", KY's Clay Lancaster was charmed by the idea of creating them. His three-story octagonal Warwick Tower contains an elliptical parlor-dining room, a kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, & a storage area for his research files. Warwick Tower is modeled on the Tower of the Winds, an octagonal tower, probably 1st century, on the agora in Athens. - Taken from "KENTUCKY - Historic Houses & Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country" - Photographs by Pieter Estersohn
"Round House - *Little Thetford, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire County, England*" -- [Apparently, an 18th century Gothic folly. This residential property is a grade II listed building. as of 2010, David Moss is the present owner.]~[Photograph by grytr (John McCullough) - January 31 2003]'h4d'121126
The Garconiare at Houmas House Plantation in Lousiana, otherwise known as a bachelor house. These were customary on some larger plantations, once the sons reached their teens they would find themselves in the garconiare.