Monument record MDR12435 - Grotto, north side of China House Pond, Calke Park

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1730 AD to 1770 AD)

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Mid 18th century grotto constructed of red brick, coursed rubble sandstone and squared sandstone. The grotto is built into the bank at the side of China House Pond, with its fa├žade facing the lake. The elevation was originally symmetrical, but the right hand part has collapsed. Inside is a semi-circular chamber with a brick half dome, originally plastered. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 9/3722/029.



Grid reference Centred SK 3701 2290 (15m by 10m)

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Record last edited

Jul 4 2017 3:57PM

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