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Grotto at Mill Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Remenham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.5309 / 51°31'51"N

Longitude: -0.8847 / 0°53'4"W

OS Eastings: 477463

OS Northings: 181916

OS Grid: SU774819

Mapcode National: GBR C4S.Z13

Mapcode Global: VHDWG.MS5B

Plus Code: 9C3XG4J8+84

Entry Name: Grotto at Mill Bank

Listing Date: 15 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387407

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475367

Location: Remenham, Wokingham, RG9

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Remenham

Built-Up Area: Henley-on-Thames

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Remenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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1110/1/10010 Grotto at Mill Bank


Folly in landscaped park. Circa mid to late C18; probably built for Sir Henry Conway, who occupied Park Place from 1751 to 1795. Knapped flint, shells, tiles and flint nodules. Small hemispherical flint structure built into the bank with a semi-circular open front, the extrados of its arch is formed by large flint nodules. Inside, the dome is lined with square knapped flints with ribs of large shells rising to a geometric pattern of square and small round flints at the apex. Around the base of the alcove there is a semi-circular seat with a knapped flint front and with tiles on top. The floor has a lozenge pattern of knapped flints. SOURCE: Parks and Gardens Register, Park Place and Temple Combe.

Listing NGR: SU7746381916

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