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Stalactite Cave Entrance, Banwell

Description: Stalactite Cave Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33342

OS Grid Reference: ST3828358794
OS Grid Coordinates: 338283, 158794
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3249, -2.8871

Location: 117 High Street, Banwell, North Somerset BS29 6NA

Locality: Banwell
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS29 6NA

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Listing Text


4/4 Stalactite Cave entrance


Entrance feature. Early C19. Rubble and uncut stone. A flight of 17 steps
curves down between 2 retaining walls entered between 2 small piers with
pyramidal caps; at the cave mouth there is a round headed arch below a
rudimentary string on a retaining wall surmounted by a pediment, all roughly
fashioned. One of an extensive set of picturesque estate features erected by
the antiquarian Bishop Law of Bath and Wells on his Banwell estate.

Listing NGR: ST3828358794

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Source: English Heritage

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