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Balustrade, Steps, Retaining Wall and Grotto Approximately 3 Metres South of Chulmleigh Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9115 / 50°54'41"N

Longitude: -3.8664 / 3°51'59"W

OS Eastings: 268883

OS Northings: 114104

OS Grid: SS688141

Mapcode National: GBR L0.QSD7

Mapcode Global: FRA 26SP.PJV

Plus Code: 9C2RW46M+HC

Entry Name: Balustrade, Steps, Retaining Wall and Grotto Approximately 3 Metres South of Chulmleigh Rectory

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97223

Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Chulmleigh

Built-Up Area: Chulmleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 6916
7/45 Balustrade, steps, retaining
wall and grotto approximately 3
metres south of Chulmleigh Rectory
- II
Balustrade, steps, retaining wall and grottos. Probably early C19. Stone rubble
with ashlar dressings. Stone retaining wall with balustraded stone parapet breaks
forward at centre to form semi-circular arched deep grotto with flight of stone steps
to each side. To the left of the left-hand flight, the retaining wall is pierced
with another semi-circular arched opening to a second grotto with narrow lancet to
left. The front grotto is partly lined with large limestone fossils. Steps and
parapet moulded short rounded stone balusters, moulded stone handrails and low ashlar
piers at intervals of square section with panelled sides and ball finials.

Listing NGR: SS6888214101

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

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