The Mystery of Shell Grotto

by 5ocietyx

Shell Grotto

Shell Grotto

“In 1835, young Joshua Newlove fell down a hole and inadvertently discovered Margate’s Shell Grotto. Seventy feet of underground tunnels lead to a chamber decorated with arcane symbols made entirely from sea shells. And the purpose of a cave studded with over four million shells mosaicked into phalluses, stars and flowers? Nobody really knows.” from UK Curiosity Blog

Or so the legend goes…

Shell Grotto

Shell Grotto

http://www.theukcuriosityblog.com/look/photo/the-mysterious-margate-shell-grotto
http://shellgrotto.co.uk

Advertisements