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List entry Summary

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

Name: GROTTOES, 350 METRES SOUTH WEST OF REAR OF THE CHANTRY

List entry Number: 1345304

Location

GROTTOES, 350 METRES SOUTH WEST OF REAR OF THE CHANTRY

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityWhatley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266903

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 71935 46603

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