THE GROTTO

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114931

Date first listed: 18-Aug-1983

Statutory Address: THE GROTTO

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE GROTTO
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Location

Statutory Address: THE GROTTO

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Staploe

National Grid Reference: TL 11640 60354

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 16SW STAPLOE AND DULOE BUSHMEAD

1/160 The Grotto

- II

House, reputed to have been successively an observatory and a gamekeeper's lodge. Late C18. Red brick with old clay tile roof. Small, 3 storeyed tower, of square plan. Casement to ground floor S elevation. Sash to first floor E elevation, under cambered head. Round-headed casement to 2nd floor S elevation. Blocked windows with cambered heads to first floor N and S, and to 2nd floor W, N and F. Battlemented corner turrets and pyramid roof. N wall ground floor is part of former grotto, of flint and rubble. C20 lean-to addition to W.

Listing NGR: TL1164060354

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 36563

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 2 Bedfordshire,

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