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Garden Gateway to the Grotto, in Private Gardens, East of Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Easton, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.8298 / 52°49'47"N

Longitude: -0.6226 / 0°37'21"W

OS Eastings: 492898

OS Northings: 326700

OS Grid: SK928267

Mapcode National: GBR DR3.KF4

Mapcode Global: WHGL2.D4RF

Entry Name: Garden Gateway to the Grotto, in Private Gardens, East of Terrace

Listing Date: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 193326

Location: Easton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG33

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Easton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: North and South Stoke with Easton St Andrew and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SK 92 NW
Garden gateway to
6/85 the grotto, in
private gardens,
east of terrace
Gateway to the grotto. c.1810, possibly re-using an early C18
eared surround. Limestone ashlar. Central gateway with possibly
re-used eared and keyed surround with outer rusticated Doric
pilasters. Pulvinated frieze and broken scrolled segmental
pediment with recessed central panel. Centre piece is flanked by
added semi-circular headed niches, with moulded cornices. Beyond
the gate a set of irregular natural stone steps, leads to the
grotto, formed from a dis-used quarry. On the terraces round
about grew exotic alpine flowers and the place was the exclusive
retreat of the family. Built as part of the formal gardens of
Easton Hall, seat of the Cholmeley family.

Listing NGR: SK9289826700

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