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GROTTO TO NORTH NORTHWEST OF MARSTON 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: GROTTO TO NORTH NORTHWEST OF MARSTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1039994

Location

GROTTO TO NORTH NORTHWEST OF MARSTON HOUSE, MARSTON BIGOT

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Trudoxhill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1992

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361597

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

The following building shall be added to the list:-

ST 74 NE TRUDOXHILL MARSTON BIGOT

4/10001 Grotto to NNW of Marston House

II

Grotto. Built c1743 by John Scott for Earl of Cork and Orrery. Coursed limestone rubble. Rectangular plan. Rough openings with voussoirs to rough and pointed arches. The garden at Marston House is listed grade II in the Historic Parks and Gardens Register. (M McGravie Notes towards a History of Gardening at Marston House, Frome, 1660-1905. Frome Historical Research Group, 1987, p.16).

Listing NGR: ST7559645350

Selected Sources

Books and journals
McGravie, M, 'Frome Historical Research Group' in Notes towards a History of Gardening at Marston House, Frome, 1660-1905, (1987), 16
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 75596 45350

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