Description: Dam Between Upper and Lower Lakes, 200 Metres South of Pondsmead
Date Listed: 21 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266438
OS Grid Reference: ST6348046944
OS Grid Coordinates: 363480, 146944
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2205, -2.5243
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ST64NW ASHWlCK CP
1/22 Dam between upper and lower
lakes, 200 metres South of
Dam containing hermit's cell, various grottoes, a tunnel, a staircase, and a ruined arch, masked by a fictive cliff.
C18. Rough hewn and random laid rock, mostly Tufa, forming picturesque grottoes and ruins. Vaulted hermit's Cell
approached from landing stage, contains stone seats and table, dam extends to sluice arrangement concealing subsiduary
grottoes and a tunnel. Romantic winding stairs to upper level. An unusually complete survival.
Listing NGR: ST6348046944
Source: English Heritage
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