Grotto Cottage

7 Jul 2007
Grotto Cottage, Ryedown Lane, Wellow, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO51 6BD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WELLOW RYEDOWN LANE SU 31 NW 6/4 Grotto Cottage


Cottage and attached grotto. Early C19 built for Nightingale family. Rustic flint nodules, and knapped flint with brick dressings, slate roof. 1 1/2 storey, 2 bay fairly standard early C19 cottage with grotto in front of R bay, with crenellated dormer over on roof of cottage. Entrance in end. L bay has 2-light pointed casement. In front of R bay end of grotto has 3 order pointed arch of flint nodules and recessed inside 3-light Gothic window. Above barge boards to low pitched roof. Behind crenellated dormer has small 2-light pointed stone window. Main building has central ridge stack.

Listing NGR: SP4039923496


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1342 IOE Records taken by Janet Matthews; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Janet Matthews. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Matthews, Janet

Rights Holder: Matthews, Janet


Flint, Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Grotto, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces