GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052882

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

Map

Ordnance survey map of GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA
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Location

Statutory Address: GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Blenheim

National Grid Reference: SP 43808 15359

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BLENHEIM SP4lNW 2/243 Grotto by lake to sw of Temple of Flora - II Grotto. Probably late C18. Stone, ivy-coloured exedro of rough-hewn blocks and partly retaining has deep arched niche in centre from which the lake can be viewed. Probably part of "Capability Brown's work at Blenheim in 1760". (Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4380815359

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 253010

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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