• Pope's Grotto in 1845 after the demolition of his villa
  • The tunnel
  • South Chamber with sconces
  • St James

Pope's Grotto (at Radnor House School)

Alexander Pope

place
Radnor House School, Pope's Villa, Cross Deep, TW1 4QG
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Bookshop, Refreshments, Toilets
Grotto with mineral decoration is last remaining part of Alexander Pope's villa built 1720, demolished 1808 and replaced and redeveloped many times in following years.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–12.30pm

Access to Grotto and school cafe/terrace only - involves stairs and uneven ground. (max visitors 25)

Pre-booking is required for this building

Visits must be booked

Design

Original design
Alexander Pope, 1720
Type
Community/cultural, Miscellaneous, Monument, Historical house
Period
Georgian