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Grottoes, 350 Metres South West of Rear of the Chantry

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whatley, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2179 / 51°13'4"N

Longitude: -2.4032 / 2°24'11"W

OS Eastings: 371935

OS Northings: 146603

OS Grid: ST719466

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.3JYC

Mapcode Global: VH97C.9NC6

Entry Name: Grottoes, 350 Metres South West of Rear of the Chantry

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266903

Location: Whatley, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Whatley

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

3/207 Grottoes, 350 metres South West
of rear of The Chantry


A series of grottoes, niches, caves, and archways forminq a rustic landscape strewn with rocky outcrops; set in the
shallow valley of a stream running into Chantry Pond. Circa 1830 for James Fussell. Local limestone rubble. Salient
feature is the fictive cliff incorporating a series of niches which overlook the scene. Pathways dive in and out of
various features and structures; ruined archway adjoins Chantry Pond. The scene is complimented by surrounding Yew

Listing NGR: ST7193546603

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