GROTTO ON SOUTH BANK OF HART BURN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1042079
Date first listed:
06-May-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
GROTTO ON SOUTH BANK OF HART BURN

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROTTO ON SOUTH BANK OF HART BURN

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hartburn
National Grid Reference:
NZ 08836 86532

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
238274
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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