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Latitude: 51.3936 / 51°23'37"N
Longitude: -0.5258 / 0°31'32"W
OS Eastings: 502661
OS Northings: 167095
OS Grid: TQ026670
Mapcode National: GBR GBZ.KWB
Mapcode Global: VHFTW.T7WH
Plus Code: 9C3X9FVF+CM
Entry Name: Teahouse and Grotto in Grounds of St Ann's Hill House
Listing Date: 9 June 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029160
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289232
Location: St Ann's Court, Runnymede, Surrey, KT16
Electoral Ward/Division: Chertsey St Ann's
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Chertsey
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Chertsey
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
Tagged with: Architectural structure
TQ 06 NW
ST ANN'S HILL ROAD
Teahouse and Grotto in grounds of St Ann's Hill House
C18 ornamental garden building, Very attractive of its kind. Rectangular
building of 2 storeys and 1 window, faced with flints. Parapet. 2 ogival
headed open arches, on each of the long sides, give entrance to a grotto-like
chamber paved with pebbles, brick and bones set in a geometrical pattern.
The walls are faced with shells and spar. Pillars support a ceiling of imitation
stalactites made of felspar and tufa. On the outside of the building to the
right is a curved staircase with a wood handrail of chinoiserie design, leading
to the room above, which has one casement window set in a round-headed opening.
Barbara Jones "Follies and Grottoes", p 237. Recently damaged (at time of
Listing NGR: TQ0266167095
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