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Grotto at Grotto Spinney

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2936 / 52°17'36"N

Longitude: -0.8944 / 0°53'39"W

OS Eastings: 475497

OS Northings: 266735

OS Grid: SP754667

Mapcode National: GBR BVP.2PV

Mapcode Global: VHDRS.GM03

Plus Code: 9C4X74V4+C6

Entry Name: Grotto at Grotto Spinney

Listing Date: 28 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443588

Location: Boughton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN2

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Boughton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Boughton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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9/10004 Grotto at Grotto Spinney


Grotto in landscape park. Circa 1770's for William Wentworth, second Earl of Stratford. Coursed
limestone rubble under an earth mound. Half a hemisphere with an open front, built over a natural
spring. The interior has exposed stone walls.
SOURCE: Jones, B.Follies and Grottoes.

Listing NGR: SP7549766735

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