GROTTOES, 350 METRES SOUTH WEST OF REAR OF THE CHANTRY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1345304
Date first listed:
27-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
GROTTOES, 350 METRES SOUTH WEST OF REAR OF THE CHANTRY

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROTTOES, 350 METRES SOUTH WEST OF REAR OF THE CHANTRY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Whatley
National Grid Reference:
ST 71935 46603

Details

ST74NW WHATLEY CP CHANTRY 3/207 Grottoes, 350 metres South West of rear of The Chantry -

GV II*

A series of grottoes, niches, caves, and archways forminq a rustic landscape strewn with rocky outcrops; set in the shallow valley of a stream running into Chantry Pond. Circa 1830 for James Fussell. Local limestone rubble. Salient feature is the fictive cliff incorporating a series of niches which overlook the scene. Pathways dive in and out of various features and structures; ruined archway adjoins Chantry Pond. The scene is complimented by surrounding Yew trees.

Listing NGR: ST7193546603

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
266903
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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