GROTTO

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1124223

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: GROTTO

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GROTTO

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)

Parish: Wotton Underwood

National Grid Reference: SP 67835 16561

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SP 61 NE WOTTON UNDERWOOD WOTTON HOUSE

3/178 Grotto

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- II

Small grotto. Circa 1757-60 with C19 alterations. Feature of landscape garden by Capability Brown. Brick, partly covered by earth mound. Square chamber, the inner walls plastered and inset with shells, fossils, quartz and tufa. Vault missing. Front originally had stone facing, fragments of which remain on site. Front now has short curved flanking walls of brick faced with flint, probably C19. On island.

Listing NGR: SP6854116191

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 42557

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

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