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Grotto to Rear of Westcombe Stables, Batcombe

Description: Grotto to Rear of Westcombe Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 268250

OS Grid Reference: ST6802739426
OS Grid Coordinates: 368027, 139426
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1532, -2.4585

Location: Westcombe Road, Batcombe, Somerset BA4 6ES

Locality: Batcombe
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 6ES

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Listing Text

8/49 Grotto to rear of Westcombe

Grotto with a waterfall, part of an emparked landscape. Late C18, Rubble and tufa. Main portion set into a bank with
water issuing through the centre, several rough archways set each side giving onto rubble-lined niches. Apron with
oblong pool into which the waterfall issues, surrounded by lias cobbles, walling, directly opposite the waterfall a
romantic pointed archway. Part of the former park of Westcombe House, now demolished.

Listing NGR: ST6802739426

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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