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Description: Grotto by Lake to North of Victoria Park House
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
SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS CITY ROAD
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
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Source: English Heritage
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