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Grotto at Lippittshill Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Abbey, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.652 / 51°39'7"N

Longitude: 0.0236 / 0°1'24"E

OS Eastings: 540087

OS Northings: 196736

OS Grid: TQ400967

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.JMK

Mapcode Global: VHHMR.CQ9Z

Entry Name: Grotto at Lippittshill Lodge

Listing Date: 22 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117655

Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, IG10

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Waltham Abbey

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: High Beach Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

LIPPITTS HILL
1.
1767
Grotto at Lippittshill Lodge
TQ 49 NW 6/218
II GV
2.
1880s. Large half sunk structure, half raised as mound. Ashlar re-used with
some carved mouldings of cornices, etc. Small chambers top lit by holes in
mound and hexagonal openings formerly with glazed dome above arcade and niches.
Rough stone steps up mound outside. Stone steps inside down to pool with rough
arches, central cyclopeian pillar.

Lippitsthill Lodge and Grotto form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ4008796736

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