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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 331077

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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