TUNNEL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF THE OCTAGON, WITH FLANKING WALL ATTACHED TO SOUTH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1150610
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
TUNNEL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF THE OCTAGON, WITH FLANKING WALL ATTACHED TO SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
TUNNEL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF THE OCTAGON, WITH FLANKING WALL ATTACHED TO SOUTH

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Harrogate (District Authority)
Parish:
Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains
National Grid Reference:
SE 28054 68982

Details

SE 2868 9/73

LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS, STUDLEY PARK, Tunnel approximately 20 metres west of The Octagon Tower, with flanking wall attached to south end, left

GV II

Tunnel. c1730. Probably by Robert Doe for John Aislabie. Partly rock- cut, built up with dressed tufa and limestone blocks in a rustic style. Approximately 50 metres long, the floor rises steeply and curves to face east at the uphill end, close to the Octagon Tower (qv). South facade: round-arched tunnel mouth with massive voussoirs and keystone. Wall attached to left, approximately 1.5 metres high and 3 metres long, with narrow round arch opening onto a terrace walk and viewpoint. North facade: similar to south, but voussoirs and keystone almost monolithic. Interior: the tunnel lining is pierced by narrow arched recesses, 3 on each side and each approximately 2 metres high; possibly recesses for statues or torcheres. Forms a group with the Octagon Tower and Mr Aislabie's Kitchen (qv).

Listing NGR: SE2805468982

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
331077
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

Legal

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

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Date: 25 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15659/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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