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Latitude: 51.3249 / 51°19'29"N
Longitude: -2.8871 / 2°53'13"W
OS Eastings: 338283
OS Northings: 158794
OS Grid: ST382587
Mapcode National: GBR JB.WVXF
Mapcode Global: VH7CL.XY2Q
Entry Name: Stalactite Cave Entrance
Listing Date: 17 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320656
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33342
Location: Banwell, North Somerset, BS29
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Banwell
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 35 NE BANWELL BANWELL HILL
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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