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Grotto at Peterscourt (25 Metres to East South East of House), Benington

Description: Grotto at Peterscourt (25 Metres to East South East of House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159636

OS Grid Reference: TL2977023897
OS Grid Coordinates: 529770, 223897
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8985, -0.1153

Location: 45 Walkern Road, Benington, Hertfordshire SG2 7LN

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7LN

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Listing Text

(west side)

11/6 Grotto at Peterscourt
(25m to ESE of house)



Grotto-maze. Early C19 incorporating C18 red brick structure at
NW corner. Brick-kiln wasters and stucco, covered in ivy. Open
at top. A large maze with winding passages and chambers off with
pools and central viewing mound, all built of grotto-work within
an irregular enclosure of high brick walls. Stonework from a
mullioned window set in wall by gated entrance on W.

Listing NGR: TL2977023897

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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