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Grotto Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Woodlands Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7329 / 52°43'58"N

Longitude: -2.8234 / 2°49'24"W

OS Eastings: 344495

OS Northings: 315344

OS Grid: SJ444153

Mapcode National: GBR BF.0X5V

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.LKQR

Entry Name: Grotto Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Woodlands Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259088

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NW


Grotto approx. 35 metres to north-west of Woodlands Farmhouse


Grotto. Probably late C18. Dressed breccia and red sandstone.
Covered by earth mound at rear. Round-arched entrance with voussoirs and
shell-enriched imposts, flanking lancet-type openings, and parapeted gable
with round-arched opening in apex. Semi-circular domed interior with
remains of shell decoration and a continuous bench with diagonally-laid
rustic backing to wall behind. The grotto stands in the immediate grounds
of Woodlands Farmhouse (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ4449515344

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

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