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Grotto at Bretton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in High Hoyland, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.6067 / 53°36'24"N

Longitude: -1.5789 / 1°34'44"W

OS Eastings: 427960

OS Northings: 412325

OS Grid: SE279123

Mapcode National: GBR KVDQ.ZT

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.QLBV

Entry Name: Grotto at Bretton Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469134

Location: High Hoyland, Barnsley, S75

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: High Hoyland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 21 SE
PARK LANE (South, off)
Grotto at Bretton Hall

` II

Grotto. c1780. Rough dressed stone. Irregular circular plan with central roughly pointed archway and flanking roughly arched windows. INTERIOR has rough stone vault remnants of shell-work decoration culminating in a central pendant. This building forms an important element in the landscape garden which surrounds Bretton Hall and which was built for the Wentworth family.

Listing NGR: SE2796012325

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

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