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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
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: 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
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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