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The Grotto at Head of Happy Valley

A Grade II Listed Building in Remenham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.5293 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: -0.8771 / 0°52'37"W

OS Eastings: 477990

OS Northings: 181749

OS Grid: SU779817

Mapcode National: GBR C50.12L

Mapcode Global: VHDWG.RT5J

Entry Name: The Grotto at Head of Happy Valley

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41287

Location: Remenham, Wokingham, RG9

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Remenham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Remenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 78 SE
1/19 The Grotto at head of
Happy Valley
Grotto. C18. A long vaulted gallery cut in and built of chalk under
a slope at the head of the valley, the outer face having a series of
6 arches. At each side of the grotto are flanking brick and flint
structures originally representing 'Grecian ruins' now much more
ruinous, reputed to be designed by James Stuart. The Grotto was
approached by a tunnel from a point approximately 120 metres to the
north, but the entrance to this has now mostly collapsed. Formerly
part of Park Place estate. V.C.H. Vol.III p.163. B.O.E. Berkshire p.193

Listing NGR: SU7799081749

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