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Stalactite Cave Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Banwell, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3249 / 51°19'29"N

Longitude: -2.8871 / 2°53'13"W

OS Eastings: 338283

OS Northings: 158794

OS Grid: ST382587

Mapcode National: GBR JB.WVXF

Mapcode Global: VH7CL.XY2Q

Entry Name: Stalactite Cave Entrance

Listing Date: 17 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33342

Location: Banwell, North Somerset, BS29

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Banwell

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/4 Stalactite Cave entrance


Entrance feature. Early C19. Rubble and uncut stone. A flight of 17 steps
curves down between 2 retaining walls entered between 2 small piers with
pyramidal caps; at the cave mouth there is a round headed arch below a
rudimentary string on a retaining wall surmounted by a pediment, all roughly
fashioned. One of an extensive set of picturesque estate features erected by
the antiquarian Bishop Law of Bath and Wells on his Banwell estate.

Listing NGR: ST3828358794

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