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Grotto in Cleadon Recreation Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Cleadon and East Boldon, South Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.9528 / 54°57'10"N

Longitude: -1.4027 / 1°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 438349

OS Northings: 562182

OS Grid: NZ383621

Mapcode National: GBR LCN5.3B

Mapcode Global: WHD4Z.FR8Z

Entry Name: Grotto in Cleadon Recreation Park

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303713

Location: South Tyneside, SR6

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Cleadon and East Boldon

Built-Up Area: Cleadon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Cleadon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


3/54 Grotto in Cleadon
Recreation Park


Garden feature, (formerly in grounds of Cleadon House) C18. Roughly squared coursed
limestone rubble with brick dressings. Wall and two returns into and retaining a
hill. South elevation has 3 pointed arches flanked by 2 similar niches. A square
cover in the ground behind probably replaces a lantern. Interior octagonal with 3
niches in the 3 north sides. There was formerly a lake in front of the grotto.

Listing NGR: NZ3834962182

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