TQ4187 : The Grotto, Wanstead park

taken 14 years ago, near to Wanstead, Redbridge, Great Britain

The Grotto, Wanstead park
The Grotto, Wanstead park
Built in the 1760's during the refurbishment of the gardens the Grotto was a boathouse with a facade of a grotto with a room above the boat dock decorated with coloured glass and flourespar set in the walls and ceilings. There were candles set in alcoves with mirrors set behind to reflect the light and the floor was set with geometric patterns of coloured pebbles. there were two fires in the early 1900's which turned the building into an attractive ruin.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Brian Gotts and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ4187, 141 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 29 March, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2005
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 41 87 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.1174N 0:2.4145E
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 1989 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register