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Grotto at Sj 7756 0290

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6233 / 52°37'23"N

Longitude: -2.3329 / 2°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 377561

OS Northings: 302887

OS Grid: SJ775028

Mapcode National: GBR 07F.K0R

Mapcode Global: WH9DK.4BC8

Entry Name: Grotto at Sj 7756 0290

Listing Date: 26 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255157

Location: Beckbury, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Beckbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Beckbury St Milburga

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/03/2017

SJ 70 SE
5/41

BECKBURY CP
CAYNTON ROAD
Grotto at SJ 7756 0290


II
Cave/grotto. Probably late C18 or early C19, but undatable. Hollowed out of rock in side of disused quarry, approached by very small unmarked entrance. Plan, apparently irregular ambulatories opening into inner sanctuaries. Columns left by excavation as cylinders with bases and capitals (and occasional anuulets); neo-Norman decoration to bays between columns, one neo-Norman doorway with beak-heads and roll moulding; decorative quatrefoils and designs abound.

Listing NGR: SJ7756102887

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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