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Grotto or Rock Bridge, 400 Metres South South East of Encombe House, Corfe Castle

Description: Grotto or Rock Bridge, 400 Metres South South East of Encombe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109241

OS Grid Reference: SY9454878153
OS Grid Coordinates: 394548, 78153
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6031, -2.0784

Location: Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5LW

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5LW

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Listing Text

SY 94 78
Grotto or Rock Bridge, 400m
south south-east of Encombe
- II
Grotto supporting a road bridge. Late C18 - early C19. A series of linked tunnels,
formed of large blocks of undressed stone. Plain stone parapet with square ashlar
stone piers. (RCHM, Monument 11. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9454878153

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Source: English Heritage

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