LAKE HEAD AND GROTTO APPROXIMATELY 550 METRES WEST NORTH WEST OF DITCHLEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251426
Date first listed:
30-Aug-1988
Statutory Address:
LAKE HEAD AND GROTTO APPROXIMATELY 550 METRES WEST NORTH WEST OF DITCHLEY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LAKE HEAD AND GROTTO APPROXIMATELY 550 METRES WEST NORTH WEST OF DITCHLEY HOUSE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Spelsbury
National Grid Reference:
SP 38478 21270

Details

SPELSBURY DITCHLEY PARK SP32SE 8/174 Lake head and grotto approx. 550m WNW of Ditchley House

GV II

Lake head and grotto. Circa 1745 for the Earl of Litchfield. Limestone rubble. Curving retaining wall has a round-arched central opening and flanking smaller triangular-heeded openings. Interior: central arch leads to a large grotto accessible only by water; side arches lead to connecting dry passages. (Ditchley Park is included in The English Heritage Register of Historic Gardens at Grade II*)

Listing NGR: SP3847821270

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
434129
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.

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