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Grotto Approximately 150 Metres North of Oakley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Loggerheads, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9298 / 52°55'47"N

Longitude: -2.4451 / 2°26'42"W

OS Eastings: 370177

OS Northings: 337024

OS Grid: SJ701370

Mapcode National: GBR 7X.MDKZ

Mapcode Global: WH9BY.DMX9

Entry Name: Grotto Approximately 150 Metres North of Oakley Hall

Listing Date: 14 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362608

Location: Loggerheads, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, TF9

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Loggerheads

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Mucklestone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


8/126 Grotto approximately
150m north of north
front of Oakley Hall


Grotto. Probably early to mid-C18. Cut out of natural sandstone with
ashlar facings. Approached down flight of steps from terrace (not included)
at north end of garden to Oakley Hall (q.v.). Wide segmental arch with
flanking pilasters and moulded cornice, framing deep semi-circular recess
with bench cut from natural rock at back. A round-headed niche, also
cut from natural rock, to right of steps up to terrace.

Listing NGR: SJ7017737024

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

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