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Latitude: 53.1746 / 53°10'28"N
Longitude: -1.618 / 1°37'4"W
OS Eastings: 425629
OS Northings: 364232
OS Grid: SK256642
Mapcode National: GBR 587.ZPS
Mapcode Global: WHCDG.3GSN
Entry Name: Grotto to South of the Manor House, Stanton Woodhouse
Listing Date: 14 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 81083
Location: Stanton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Stanton
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Rowsley St Katherine
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 26 SE PARISH OF STANTON IN THE PEAK WOODHOUSE LANE
5/83 (South Side)
Grotto to south of The
Manor House, Stanton
Grotto. Early C19. Tufa with stalictilic deposits. Two storeys, irregular plan.
Upper level has a roughly U-shaped plan with tufa arch to north leading into paved,
tufa passageway. To east, the passageway leads to another tufa arch and out on to
a viewing platform over the lower level. To west, the passageway curves round into
a parallel passageway with three tufa arches to the south side. The lower level,
below the viewing platform has tufa arches to north and east sides, with four-
centred arched, ovolo moulded gritstone doorcase to west, leading into stone,
barrel vaulted, underground chamber. To south of open part is a large hollow piece
of tufa forming a rough niche.
Listing NGR: SK2562964232
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