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Teahouse and Grotto in Grounds of St Ann's Hill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chertsey, Surrey

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289232

Location: Runnymede, Surrey, KT16

County: Surrey

Electoral Ward/Division: Chertsey St Ann's

Built-Up Area: Chertsey

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Chertsey

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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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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