Grottoes, 350 Metres South West Of Rear Of The Chantry

25 Oct 1999
Grottoes, 350 Metres South West Of Rear Of The Chantry, Whatley, Mendip, Somerset, BA11 3LJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST74NW WHATLEY CP CHANTRY 3/207 Grottoes, 350 metres South West of rear of The Chantry -


A series of grottoes, niches, caves, and archways forminq a rustic landscape strewn with rocky outcrops; set in the shallow valley of a stream running into Chantry Pond. Circa 1830 for James Fussell. Local limestone rubble. Salient feature is the fictive cliff incorporating a series of niches which overlook the scene. Pathways dive in and out of various features and structures; ruined archway adjoins Chantry Pond. The scene is complimented by surrounding Yew trees.

Listing NGR: ST7193546603


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0370 IOE Records taken by Robert O Caudwell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert O. Caudwell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Caudwell, Robert O.

Rights Holder: Caudwell, Robert O.


Limestone, Rubble, Georgian Grotto, Victorian Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces