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GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

List entry Number: 1052882

Location

GROTTO BY LAKE TO SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blenheim

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253010

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 43808 15359

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