SMALL CASCADE AND 2 LAKES ABOUT 50 METRES WEST OF STABLE BLOCK ATTACHED TO SOUTH OF DYRHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1238294

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: SMALL CASCADE AND 2 LAKES ABOUT 50 METRES WEST OF STABLE BLOCK ATTACHED TO SOUTH OF DYRHAM HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: SMALL CASCADE AND 2 LAKES ABOUT 50 METRES WEST OF STABLE BLOCK ATTACHED TO SOUTH OF DYRHAM HOUSE

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Dyrham and Hinton

National Grid Reference: ST7406575740

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 77 NW 5/161

DYRHAM AND HINTON C.P.

DYRHAM PARK

Small cascade and 2 lakes about 50 metres west of Stable Block attached to south of Dyrham House

G.V. II

Small cascade and surrounds to 2 lakes. Late C17/early C18 origin, with later alterations. Limestone. Flight of 15 rusticated stone steps about 2 metres wide, channelling water into a rectangular pool about 10 metres by 18 metres with coursed rubble walls and freestone at west wall, water channelled into lower lake about 14 metres west, also with rubble walls and shaped ends east and west, about 30 metres by 60 metres. Cascade and lakes shown on Kip's view of Dyrham and the water garden of 1712; the lakes may have been reduced in size since that date and the lower cascade removed. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England Gloucestershire : The Cotswolds. 1970. Kenworthy-Browne, J. : Dyrham Park. 1983. Country Life 14, 434-441, XL 546-552, CXXXI 335-339 and CXXXI 396-399).

Listing NGR: ST7406575740

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 396835

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Kenworthy Browne, J , Dyrham Park, (1983)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 14, (), 434-441
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 14, (), 546-552
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 14, (), 335-339
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 14, (), 396-399
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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