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Grotto and Surrounding Rock Garden to South East of Pencarrow House

A Grade II Listed Building in Egloshayle, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5059 / 50°30'21"N

Longitude: -4.7651 / 4°45'54"W

OS Eastings: 204026

OS Northings: 71002

OS Grid: SX040710

Mapcode National: GBR N0.KKTS

Mapcode Global: FRA 07XQ.FFM

Plus Code: 9C2QG64M+9X

Entry Name: Grotto and Surrounding Rock Garden to South East of Pencarrow House

Listing Date: 4 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67659

Location: Pencarrow, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Egloshayle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Breoke

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Grotto

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4/25 Grotto and surrounding rock garden
to south east of Pencarrow House


Rock garden and grotto. Circa 1840s laid out by Sir William Molesworth. The rock
garden is constructed largely of massive granite boulders and the grotto of granite,
slatestone, quartz and slag.
Plan: Irregular plan to rock garden on east side of terraced lawns, to south of
Pencarrow House (qv). The grotto comprises a roughly semi-circular cave with walls
constructed of a variety of stones.

Listing NGR: SX0402671002

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