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Grotto at Peterscourt (25 Metres to East South East of House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Benington, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8985 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: -0.1153 / 0°6'55"W

OS Eastings: 529770

OS Northings: 223897

OS Grid: TL297238

Mapcode National: GBR K9B.TY8

Mapcode Global: VHGP1.YJDY

Entry Name: Grotto at Peterscourt (25 Metres to East South East of House)

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159636

Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Benington

Built-Up Area: Benington

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Benington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

11/6 Grotto at Peterscourt
(25m to ESE of house)



Grotto-maze. Early C19 incorporating C18 red brick structure at
NW corner. Brick-kiln wasters and stucco, covered in ivy. Open
at top. A large maze with winding passages and chambers off with
pools and central viewing mound, all built of grotto-work within
an irregular enclosure of high brick walls. Stonework from a
mullioned window set in wall by gated entrance on W.

Listing NGR: TL2977023897

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