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Grotto to West of Woodrow High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6609 / 51°39'39"N

Longitude: -0.6546 / 0°39'16"W

OS Eastings: 493155

OS Northings: 196649

OS Grid: SU931966

Mapcode National: GBR F66.WWB

Mapcode Global: VHFSG.LJS3

Entry Name: Grotto to West of Woodrow High House

Listing Date: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44742

Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Amersham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Amersham with Coleshill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5134 (north side)

Grotto to west of
Woodrow High House

SU 9396 9/29


In a wooded dell west of the house, an early C18 underground octagonal chamber
with walls faced in knapped flints and ornamented with pebbles in chalice,
circular and diamond motifs. Vaulted roof with oculus and arrow motif decoration.
Fireplace; pebble floor with arrow pattern. Remains of circular forecourt with
sunken paths. Brick vaulted chamber below.

Listing NGR: SU9315596649

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

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