PIERCEFIELD PARK, GROTTO AND STONE, WOODCROFT

Site Details



NPRN
23104
Map Reference
ST59NW
Grid Reference
ST5329195725
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
St Arvans
Type of Site
GROTTO
Broad Class
Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Period
Post Medieval

Site Description

1. Mid-late 18th century grotto and associated standing stone, part of Piercefield Wye Walk (Nprn266015), set within the confines of a relict defended enclosure (Nprn307997).
To the west of the grotto, next to the path, is a small standing stone, to the east of which is a large deep rectangular rock-cut hole (? natural).
Taken from Long Text attached to Nprn266015.
J.Wiles 28.02.03

2. Depicted on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25-inch map of Monmouthshire XXVI, sheet 9 (1902). C.H. Nicholas, RCAHMW, 21st August 2006.

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