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Description: Folly to North of Middle Fish Pond
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
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SE 45 NW ALLERTON MAULEVERER ALLERTON PARK
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
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Source: English Heritage
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