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Canal-Head Grotto

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Redbridge

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Latitude: 51.5734 / 51°34'24"N

Longitude: 0.067 / 0°4'1"E

OS Eastings: 543338

OS Northings: 188082

OS Grid: TQ433880

Mapcode National: GBR NC.HKB

Mapcode Global: VHHN5.3QS6

Plus Code: 9F32H3F8+9Q

Entry Name: Canal-Head Grotto

Listing Date: 10 April 1954

Last Amended: 9 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204880

Location: Valentines, Redbridge, London, IG1

County: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Cranbrook

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Great Ilford St Margaret and St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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937-/5/09 Canal-head grotto

GV 10.4.54 II

Canal-head grotto. Early C18. Brick core with stone and flint rustication with some shell work. Central arch flanked by two lower arches, standing at the head of a long formal canal and concealing reservoir behind. Part of the formal garden layout of the early C 18. Valentines Park is included in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II.

Listing NGR: TQ4333888082

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