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Folly to North of Middle Fish Pond Lady's Cave Picnic Bower, Allerton Mauleverer with Hopperton

Description: Folly to North of Middle Fish Pond Lady's Cave Picnic Bower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330590

OS Grid Reference: SE4114658784
OS Grid Coordinates: 441146, 458784
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0234, -1.3734

Location: Allerton Mauleverer, North Yorkshire HG5 0SE

Locality: Allerton Mauleverer with Hopperton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 0SE

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Listing Text

3/11 Folly to north of Middle
Fish Pond, known as
Lady's Cave or Picnic


Folly or grotto. Late C18-early C19. Red brick, limestone rubble and
ashlar. Stone slate roof. Single storey, 3 bays. Central round-arched
opening on south-east side with a pair of low wrought-iron gates; fleur-de-
lis finials to bars. Flanking pairs of round-arched niches, the inner pair
wider than the outer. Ashlar bands below niches and at impost level; also
above the accentuated rusticated voussoirs to central arch and niches.
Entablature above composed of alternating rusticated panels and groups of
cast-iron balusters. The central portion, above the arch, is destroyed.
Single pitch roof. Rear: red brick, Flemish bond. Left and right returns:
round-headed window opening with rusticated voussoirs. Interior: Walls
lined in brick, stone flag floor. Framed wooden ceiling fastened by iron
bolts to roof structure above.

Listing NGR: SE4139257799

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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