GARDEN GATEWAY TO THE GROTTO, IN PRIVATE GARDENS, EAST OF TERRACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308355

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: GARDEN GATEWAY TO THE GROTTO, IN PRIVATE GARDENS, EAST OF TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address: GARDEN GATEWAY TO THE GROTTO, IN PRIVATE GARDENS, EAST OF TERRACE

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven (District Authority)

Parish: Easton

National Grid Reference: SK 92898 26700

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

EASTON EASTON PARK SK 92 NW Garden gateway to 6/85 the grotto, in private gardens, east of terrace II Gateway to the grotto. c.1810, possibly re-using an early C18 eared surround. Limestone ashlar. Central gateway with possibly re-used eared and keyed surround with outer rusticated Doric pilasters. Pulvinated frieze and broken scrolled segmental pediment with recessed central panel. Centre piece is flanked by added semi-circular headed niches, with moulded cornices. Beyond the gate a set of irregular natural stone steps, leads to the grotto, formed from a dis-used quarry. On the terraces round about grew exotic alpine flowers and the place was the exclusive retreat of the family. Built as part of the formal gardens of Easton Hall, seat of the Cholmeley family.

Listing NGR: SK9289826700

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 193326

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Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 27 Lincolnshire,

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