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Margate's Shell Grotto, Kent

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No one knows who built Shell Grotto of Margate, a magnificent seashell-covered hideaway in the United Kingdom, or why.

The Shell Grotto, is an ornate subterranean passageway in Margate, Kent.  about 8 feet high and 70 feet in length, terminating in a rectangular room, approximately 15 by 20 ft.  The purpose of the structure is unknown,created in the past 3,000 years,possibly by the KnightsTemplar. The shells are all local, but some of the designs suggest associations with Phoenicia.

Shell Grotto, Margate by AllieW. (Kent, MM shells, of winding underground passages leading to a rectangular chamber, of mosaic. I love this amazing & special place.

Храм Грота Искупления - Грот Redemption религиозная святыня, находится в Уэст - Бенд, штат Айова , в римско - католической епархии Сиу - Сити . Конгломерат девяти гротов, изображающих сцены из жизни Иисуса, грот содержит большую коллекцию минералов и petrifications и считается самым крупным гротом в мире. Строительство: 1912-1959

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Shell grotto

Shell grotto

The Shell Grotto (Margate, England): Address, Phone Number, Top-Rated Cavern & Cave Reviews - TripAdvisor

Shell Grotto in Margate, UK. Made of million shells, 2000 square feet of mosaic and one big mystery.

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The Grotto of the Redemption is a religious monument which consists of nine grottos depicting scenes in life of Jesus. The Grotto contains a large collection of minerals and petrifications and is believed to be the largest grotto in the world. It is also "considered to be the world's most complete man-made collection of minerals, fossils, shells, and petrifications in one place." The total value of all the rocks and minerals which make up the Grotto is over $4,308,000.

The Grotto of the Redemption (West Bend/ Iowa) Beautiful place to visit!

Shell Grotto at Margate-In 1835 Mr James Newlove lowered his son Joshua into a hole in the ground that had appeared during the digging of a duck pond. Joshua emerged describing tunnels covered with shells. He had discovered 70ft of winding underground passages leading to an oblong chamber, its walls decorated with strange symbols mosaiced in millions of shells. Nobody can explain who built this amazing place, or why.

Shell Grotto at Margate (UK) In 1835 Mr James Newlove lowered his young son Joshua into a hole in the ground that had appeared during the digging of a duck pond. Joshua emerged describing tunnels covered with shells. He had discovered the Shell Grotto.

Wheal Coates old mine, near St Agnes, Cornwall

Wheal Coates old mine, near St Agnes, Cornwall

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Shell Grotto at Margate See description of Grade 1 listed building http://www.kentarchaeology.ac/authors/023.pdf

inside the margate shell grotto

Amazing Margate Shell Grotto - Kent's Greatest Mystery - MessageToEagle.com

It was accidentally discovered in 1835 James Newlove& young son Joshua was lowered through the narrow hole on a length of rope to retrieve a tool.

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Guide to Cornwall England...awesome travel information on this website! Makes me want to jump on a plane to the UK!

Guide to Cornwall England.awesome travel information on this website! Makes me want to jump on a plane to the UK!

GREAT PILCHARD SEASON | 1871: 'St Ives fish cellar in the year of the great pilchard season 1871' ✫ღ⊰n

St Ives fish cellar in the year of the great pilchard season 1871

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