Grotto on the Hart Burn

  • Description

    "Grotto or Folly said to be built by archdeacon Sharp in 1760, carved out of solid sandstone in the cliff face, it contains a large fireplace in one room and another smaller room. Above the main doorway are two niches with the statues missing, there is also an underground passage leading to the river’s edge." Photo by John Watson, 2007.
  • Owner

    John Watson
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 456 times
    Picture Taken: 2007-04-09
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