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PIERCEFIELD PARK, GROTTO AND STONE, WOODCROFT

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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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