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Grotto at Frieston House, Caythorpe

Description: Grotto at Frieston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 193148

OS Grid Reference: SK9377847595
OS Grid Coordinates: 493778, 347595
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0175, -0.6035

Location: Hough Road, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire NG32 3BY

Locality: Caythorpe
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 3BY

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/57 Grotto at
Frieston House


Grotto, early C19. Coursed limestone rubble, brick arch with keystone,
slate roof with castellations at rear. Wide central brick Rustic arch
with stone keystone flanked by single brick pointed headed blank niches.
The recessed central bay is lined with pebbles and rock faced hard stone
blocks, horizontal on the splayed reveals, and in the form of a pointed arch
on the rear panel. A vault of 3 compartments, again lined with pebbles
and rocks, rises above a brick string course. The grotto contains a
contemporary wooden bench in the Rustic style. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SK9377847595

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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