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GROTTO ON SOUTH BANK OF HART BURN

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 ON SOUTH BANK OF HART BURN

List entry Number: 1042079

Location

GROTTO ON SOUTH BANK OF HART BURN

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hartburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jan-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238274

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HARTBURN HARTBURN NZ 08 NE 9/33 Grotto on south bank of Hart Burn 6.5.52 (Formerly listed with Vicarage as grotto) 11 Grotto c.1760 by Dr. Sharpe. Tall circular chamber cut in sandstone cliff, with twin domed niches above. Within chamber, walls of coursed roughly- squared stone to rear (with chamfered pointed arch and two slits above) to left (with similar unchamfered arch) and to right (with fireplace). A low slab-roofed tunnel, now part collapsed, runs from the Grotto to the bank of the stream; this is said to have been constructed to give bathers a covered access to the water.

Listing NGR: NZ0883686532

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National Grid Reference: NZ 08836 86532

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