GROTTO IN THE GROUNDS OF MAHEBOURG

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158605
Date first listed:
28-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
GROTTO IN THE GROUNDS OF MAHEBOURG

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROTTO IN THE GROUNDS OF MAHEBOURG

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Luxulyan
National Grid Reference:
SX 05038 58193

Details

LUXULYAN LUXULYAN SX 05 NE 7/196 Grotto in the grounds of Mahebourg - II

Grotto. Circa 1780. Granite with shell decoration. A round arch over a seat. The front of the arch is faced with black volcanic pebbles; stone roof, the grotto built against a granite boulder at the rear. The interior has pattern of ormer shells with graded coloured pebbles between in red and black. The seat has a sloping back, with a star pattern in shells and large conch shells along the top of the seat. This grotto was formerly part of the Vicarage garden, (now known as King's Acre (q.v.)) now in a separate property, Mahebourg. In style it resembles the Shell Seat at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.

Listing NGR: SX0503858193

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
70950
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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