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CASCADE AND GROTTOES AT NORTH END OF LAKE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CASCADE AND GROTTOES AT NORTH END OF LAKE

List entry Number: 1253106

Location

CASCADE AND GROTTOES AT NORTH END OF LAKE

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Calne Without

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436240

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 97940 70311

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