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Grotto by Lake to North of Victoria Park House, Saint Helens

Description: Grotto by Lake to North of Victoria Park House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216364

OS Grid Reference: SJ5070596540
OS Grid Coordinates: 350705, 396540
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4633, -2.7439

Location: 174 City Road, St Helens WA10 2UE

Locality: Saint Helens
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA10 2UE

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/74 Grotto by lake to
north of Victoria
- Park house


Grotto. c.1840's. Rubble walling of industrial waste and
glass with stone dressings. Central grotto has blocked
entrance and gable, and flanking blocked windows. To left, an
arch spans the path, with round turret to left which has
battlements on corbel table with grotesque heads. Keystone
has carvings of birds, remains of battlements with pinnacle
to right. To left of grotto is round tower with blocked slit
windows with label moulds, drip course and battlements;
corbel table with grotesque heads. Screen wall to right ends
in round turret. Many carved stones; coats of arms, heraldic
symbols etc. inserted into walls.

Listing NGR: SJ5070596540

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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