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Grotto Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Woodlands Farmhouse, Bicton

Description: Grotto Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Woodlands Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259088

OS Grid Reference: SJ4450315360
OS Grid Coordinates: 344503, 315360
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7330, -2.8233

Location: Bicton Lane, Bicton, Shropshire SY3 8EU

Locality: Bicton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY3 8EU

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NW
5/28 Grotto approx. 35 metres to
- north-west of Woodlands


Grotto. Probably late C18. Dressed breccea and red sandstone.
Covered by earth mound at rear. Round-arched entrance with voussoirs and
shell-enriched imposts, flanking lancet-type openings, and parapeted gable
with round-arched opening in apex. Semi-circular domed interior with
remains of shell decoration and a continuous bench with diagonally-laid
rustic backing to wall behind. The grotto stands in the immediate grounds
of Woodlands Farmhouse (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ4450315360

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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