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

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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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
253010
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04884/14
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