British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Grotto Cottage, Wellow

Description: Grotto Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 141263

OS Grid Reference: SU3291319972
OS Grid Coordinates: 432913, 119972
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9782, -1.5325

Location: Ryedown Lane, Wellow, Hampshire SO51 6BD

Locality: Wellow
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 6BD

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Wellow, Hampshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SU 31 NW
Grotto Cottage


Cottage and attached grotto. Early C19 built for Nightingale family. Rustic
flint nodules, and knapped flint with brick dressings, slate roof. 1 1/2 storey,
2 bay fairly standard early C19 cottage with grotto in front of R bay, with
crenellated dormer over on roof of cottage. Entrance in end. L bay has
2-light pointed casement. In front of R bay end of grotto has 3 order pointed
arch of flint nodules and recessed inside 3-light Gothic window. Above barge
boards to low pitched roof. Behind crenellated dormer has small 2-light pointed
stone window. Main building has central ridge stack.

Listing NGR: SP4039923496

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.