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TEAHOUSE AND GROTTO IN GROUNDS OF ST ANN'S HILL HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TEAHOUSE AND GROTTO IN GROUNDS OF ST ANN'S HILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1029160

Location

TEAHOUSE AND GROTTO IN GROUNDS OF ST ANN'S HILL HOUSE, ST ANN'S HILL ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Runnymede

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 289232

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 966 ST ANN'S HILL ROAD CHERTSEY Teahouse and Grotto in grounds of St Ann's Hill House TQ 06 NW 2/69A

II*

2. Cl8 ornamental garden building, Very attractive of its kind. Rectangular building of 2 storeys and 1 window, faced with flints. Parapet. 2 ogival headed open arches, on each of the long sides, give entrance to a grotto-like chamber paved with pebbles, brick and bones set in a geometrical pattern. The walls are faced with shells and spar. Pillars support a ceiling of imitation stalactites made of felspar and tufa. On the outside of the building to the right is a curved staircase with a wood handrail of chinoiserie design, leading to the room above, which has one casement window set in a round-headed opening. Barbara Jones "Follies and Grottoes", p 237. Recently damaged (at time of survey).

Listing NGR: TQ0246667117

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jones, B, Follies and Grottoes, (1953), 237

National Grid Reference: TQ 02466 67117

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