CASCADE AND GROTTOES AT NORTH END OF LAKE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253106

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: CASCADE AND GROTTOES AT NORTH END OF LAKE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CASCADE AND GROTTOES AT NORTH END OF LAKE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Calne Without

National Grid Reference: ST 97940 70311

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 97 SE CALNE WITHOUT BOWOOD

2/20 Cascade and grottoes at north end of lake

GV II*

Cascade and associated walls, embankments and tunnel, 1785-7 by Hon. C. Hamilton of Painshill and J. Lane of Tisbury. Cyclopean rockwork in picturesque manner with several outflows over high main outfall, embankment with grotto to south and sunken path to north lined with rockwork, passing under high rustic arch adjacent to cascade and extending back to east past entry to serpentine tunnel that emerges above head of cascade. Rustic stone grotto on south side west of cascade. An outstanding example of picturesque design. (N. Pevsner, Wiltshire, 1975, 122; Country Life, 7.9.1972)

Listing NGR: ST9794070311

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 436240

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975), 122
'Country Life' in 7 September, (1972)

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