GROTTO AT SJ 7756 0290

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1367600

Date first listed: 26-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: GROTTO AT SJ 7756 0290, CAYNTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GROTTO AT SJ 7756 0290, CAYNTON ROAD

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Beckbury

National Grid Reference: SJ7756102887

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/03/2017

SJ 70 SE 5/41

BECKBURY CP CAYNTON ROAD Grotto at SJ 7756 0290

II Cave/grotto. Probably late C18 or early C19, but undatable. Hollowed out of rock in side of disused quarry, approached by very small unmarked entrance. Plan, apparently irregular ambulatories opening into inner sanctuaries. Columns left by excavation as cylinders with bases and capitals (and occasional anuulets); neo-Norman decoration to bays between columns, one neo-Norman doorway with beak-heads and roll moulding; decorative quatrefoils and designs abound.

Listing NGR: SJ7756102887

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 255157

Legacy System: LBS

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