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Grotto East of Calke Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Calke, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8006 / 52°48'2"N

Longitude: -1.453 / 1°27'10"W

OS Eastings: 436975

OS Northings: 322697

OS Grid: SK369226

Mapcode National: GBR 6GF.KF9

Mapcode Global: WHDHD.NV9W

Entry Name: Grotto East of Calke Abbey

Listing Date: 6 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82829

Location: Calke, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Calke

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ticknall St George

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 32 SE

Grotto East of Calke Abbey


Grotto. 1809-10 by Samuel Browne. Red brick faced in tufa.
Rubble sandstone. Half domed structure sunk into a hollow, with
the remains of stalagmites and stalagtites. Semi-circular
enclosure in front formed of boulders and rubblestone. Curved
path leads down into the grotto. This has two rustic arches of

Listing NGR: SK3697522697

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