GROTTO AND BRIDGE ADJACENT TO EAST OF NO 71 (THE TOWER HOUSE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060124

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: GROTTO AND BRIDGE ADJACENT TO EAST OF NO 71 (THE TOWER HOUSE), BROADWAY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GROTTO AND BRIDGE ADJACENT TO EAST OF NO 71 (THE TOWER HOUSE), BROADWAY

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor (District Authority)

Parish: Chilton Polden

National Grid Reference: ST 37774 39816

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History

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Details

CHILTON POLDEN CP BROADWAY (North side) ST33NE 9/23 Grotto and bridge adjacent to east of No 71 (The Tower House)

- GV II

Grotto. Early C19 by William Stradling. Rubble and tufa. Pair of small connected vaulted chambers, the floors set slightly below ground level; earth banked up around the chambers with retaining walls, forming an irregular oblong mound. Roof of one chamber rises to a cylindrical rubble ventilator with narrow openings in stone surrounds; 3 entrances with steps down. East chamber with romantic text on a marble slab. To east end of mound a mock pagan altar formed of 4 large stone slabs. Entrance to north across a causeway between 2 ponds, small rubble bridge with rough-hewn abutments.

Listing NGR: ST3777439816

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 269462

Legacy System: LBS

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