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Grottoes, 350 Metres South West of Rear of the Chantry, Whatley

Description: Grottoes, 350 Metres South West of Rear of the Chantry

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266903

OS Grid Reference: ST7193546603
OS Grid Coordinates: 371935, 146603
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2179, -2.4032

Locality: Whatley
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 3LJ

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Listing Text

3/207 Grottoes, 350 metres South West
of rear of The Chantry


A series of grottoes, niches, caves, and archways forminq a rustic landscape strewn with rocky outcrops; set in the
shallow valley of a stream running into Chantry Pond. Circa 1830 for James Fussell. Local limestone rubble. Salient
feature is the fictive cliff incorporating a series of niches which overlook the scene. Pathways dive in and out of
various features and structures; ruined archway adjoins Chantry Pond. The scene is complimented by surrounding Yew

Listing NGR: ST7193546603

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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