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Grotto at Lippittshill Lodge, Waltham Abbey

Description: Grotto at Lippittshill Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 117655

OS Grid Reference: TQ4008796736
OS Grid Coordinates: 540087, 196736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6520, 0.0236

Location: Church Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex IG10 4AN

Locality: Waltham Abbey
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: IG10 4AN

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Listing Text

Grotto at Lippittshill Lodge
TQ 49 NW 6/218
1880s. Large half sunk structure, half raised as mound. Ashlar re-used with
some carved mouldings of cornices, etc. Small chambers top lit by holes in
mound and hexagonal openings formerly with glazed dome above arcade and niches.
Rough stone steps up mound outside. Stone steps inside down to pool with rough
arches, central cyclopeian pillar.

Lippitsthill Lodge and Grotto form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ4008796736

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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