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Grotto by Lake to North of Victoria Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Windle, St. Helens

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Latitude: 53.4633 / 53°27'47"N

Longitude: -2.7439 / 2°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 350705

OS Northings: 396540

OS Grid: SJ507965

Mapcode National: GBR 9X8D.R7

Mapcode Global: WH874.T6JT

Entry Name: Grotto by Lake to North of Victoria Park House

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216364

Location: St. Helens, WA10

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Windle

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: St Helens St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/74 Grotto by lake to
north of Victoria
- Park house


Grotto. c.1840's. Rubble walling of industrial waste and
glass with stone dressings. Central grotto has blocked
entrance and gable, and flanking blocked windows. To left, an
arch spans the path, with round turret to left which has
battlements on corbel table with grotesque heads. Keystone
has carvings of birds, remains of battlements with pinnacle
to right. To left of grotto is round tower with blocked slit
windows with label moulds, drip course and battlements;
corbel table with grotesque heads. Screen wall to right ends
in round turret. Many carved stones; coats of arms, heraldic
symbols etc. inserted into walls.

Listing NGR: SJ5070596540

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