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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
Entry Name: Grotto and Surrounding Rock Garden to South East of Pencarrow House
Listing Date: 4 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327955
English Heritage Legacy ID: 67659
Location: Egloshayle, Cornwall, PL30
Civil Parish: Egloshayle
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Breoke
Church of England Diocese: Truro
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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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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