Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1105527

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: GROTTO AT HAYNE


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Statutory Address: GROTTO AT HAYNE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Stowford

National Grid Reference: SX 41913 86749


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3/275 Grotto at Hayne -

GV II Grotto. Early C19. Stone rubble, roof may have been formerly thatched. Rectangular plan. Single storey. The front wall rises as an irregular rustic stone screen wall with an asymmetrical profile. Simple round-headed entrances on the front and the left return. Interior Walls and roof entirely studded with shells. Niches to the walls, groin vaulted roof. In the early C19 Hayne was the site of some consciously antique ceremonials recorded by J.B. Wollocombe in his history of Stowford parish. A quarry in a part of the grounds known as "the Wilderness" was adapted as a picturesque meeting room for the local hunt and a stretch of ground to the south east of the house is said to have been used for archery. J.B. Wollocombe From Morn till Eve

Listing NGR: SX4191386749


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Books and journals
Wollocombe, J, From Morn till Eve
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

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