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Grotto at Os 370229 on North Side of China House Pond

A Grade II Listed Building in Calke, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8025 / 52°48'9"N

Longitude: -1.4527 / 1°27'9"W

OS Eastings: 436995

OS Northings: 322915

OS Grid: SK369229

Mapcode National: GBR 6GF.CK0

Mapcode Global: WHDHD.NTGC

Entry Name: Grotto at Os 370229 on North Side of China House Pond

Listing Date: 6 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82834

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 at OS 370229 on
North Side of China
House Pond

Grotto. Mid C18. Red brick, coursed rubble sandstone and
squared sandstone. Built into the bank at the side of the lake
with its facade towards the lake. Elevation originally
symmetrical, right hand part now collapsed. Broad central round
arch with voussoirs of alternating size. Flanked by tall
rectangular window openings with stone jambs, sills and lintels.
To the left again a projecting bay with a similar but smaller
round-arched opening, into a recess. Small window in the return
wall. Inside is a semi-circular chamber with brick half dome,
originally plastered.

Listing NGR: SK3699522915

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