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Grotto to Rear of Westcombe Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Batcombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1532 / 51°9'11"N

Longitude: -2.4585 / 2°27'30"W

OS Eastings: 368027

OS Northings: 139426

OS Grid: ST680394

Mapcode National: GBR MX.7NXR

Mapcode Global: VH8B8.B8MS

Entry Name: Grotto to Rear of Westcombe Stables

Listing Date: 25 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268250

Location: Batcombe, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Batcombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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

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