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Hermit's Cave in Quarry Face Immediately South West of Spring Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6354 / 50°38'7"N

Longitude: -3.5084 / 3°30'30"W

OS Eastings: 293427

OS Northings: 82831

OS Grid: SX934828

Mapcode National: GBR P2.1L24

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JD.C0P

Entry Name: Hermit's Cave in Quarry Face Immediately South West of Spring Lodge

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85872

Location: Kenton, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kenton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

KENTON
SX 98 NW

5/285 Hermit's Cave in quarry face
- immediately south west of Spring
Lodge
GV II


Hermit's Cave. Probably mid/late C18. Red sandstone. Gothick. A neatly-quarried
cave in the sheer face of a red sandstone quarry with a 2-centred arched doorway and
a small 2-centred arched window on the left return. The interior has a slightly
curved stone roof and a stone bench with a pillow cut out of the rock. Above the
bench a cross is incised on the wall and the possibly punning initials I. BIDGOOD are
carefully cut on the inner return wall.


Listing NGR: SX9342782831

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

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