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Grotto Lodge, Highclere

Description: Grotto Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 138120

OS Grid Reference: SU4346657386
OS Grid Coordinates: 443466, 157386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3139, -1.3777

Location: Highclere, Hampshire RG20 9QE

Locality: Highclere
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG20 9QE

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Listing Text

Grotto Lodge


Mid C19. A 3-storeyed circular house with a short 2-storeyed corridor connecting to a
circular stair turret; a single-storeyed outshot is attached to the south of the
middle section. Visible roofing is slate, with a lead cone above the stair turret.
Flint walling with stone dressings; coping to the main part, castellated parapet to
the middle section, eaves band on brackets to the stair tower, first-floor band round
the whole, flush frames to the openings, brick plinth; the lowest stage is slightly
battered. Lancet openings, casements,with sashes to the ground-floor. Arched
doorways with boarded doors. There are some cross-shaped 'arrow-slits', and above the
main block a central octagonal castellated stack.

Listing NGR: SU4436159744

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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