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Grotto to South of the Manor House, Stanton Woodhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81083

Location: Stanton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

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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