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Shell grotto, Margate

Discover Margate Shell Grotto in Margate, England: Grotto replete with mystical designs laid out in glued shell mosaics.

The Grotto or Shell House, Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester P018 0PX. Nestling in the grounds of Goodwood House, is a glorious Shell House, the product of 7 years work, c.1738-1748, by Sarah Lennox, 2nd Duchess of Richmond (1705-1751), and her daughters, Caroline Fox (1723-1774) and Emily Kildare (1731-1814). It is likely that they had the help of specialist craftsmen and panels may have been worked on in the house. In total there are over 500,000 shells collected worldwide.

The Grotto or Shell House, Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester

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Shell Grotto, Hampton Court House, The Green, East Molesey, Photo taken during Open House London weekend.

Shell Grotto, Borromea Palace on Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, Italy. The grotto consists of a series of six rooms, and were first conceived in 1685, by Vitaliano the Sixth, with the aid of the architect Filippo Cagnulo. It took 100 years to complete them.In the cavern-like coolness, the rooms provide a refuge from the summer heat. Every inch of space, including ceilings, floors, and archways, is covered in a mosaic of black and white shells and pebbles.

Shell Grotto, Borromea Palace on Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, Italy. The grotto consists of a series of six rooms, and were first conceived in 1685, by Vitaliano the Sixth, with the aid of the architect Filippo Cagnulo. It took 100 years to complete them.In the cavern-like coolness, the rooms provide a refuge from the summer heat. Every inch of space, including ceilings, floors, and archways, is covered in a mosaic of black and white shells and pebbles.

Margate Shell Grotto

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A gorgeous addition to your Christmas Tree. This Seashell Christmas Ornament has Seashells covering this compact size mirror. All Natural color. A Beautiful Ornament to treasure. This beautiful orname

Shell Mirror Ornament

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