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

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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

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

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

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)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Feb 2004
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