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Boundary Walls of Bedfont House Including Grotto in South-East Corner, Chipping Campden

Description: Boundary Walls of Bedfont House Including Grotto in South-East Corner

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 126092

OS Grid Reference: SP1532639206
OS Grid Coordinates: 415326, 239206
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0510, -1.7779

Location: Calf's Lane, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6JQ

Locality: Chipping Campden
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL55 6JQ

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Listing Text

(west side)

Boundary walls of
Bedfont House including
grotto in south-east
SP 1539 SW 9/42


Partly early C18 and mostly C19. The C18 part is at the north end facing Calf's
Lane: rubble with chamfered coping. Segment-headed doorway opposite south wing
of the Court House. About 7-11 ft high, stepped down at one point, and about
30 plus 12 yds long.
The C19 continuation is stepped and ramped down from the above and forms a high
rubble retaining wall about 70 yds long to an immense (and now overgrown) rockery
made from gigantic rocks. At the south-east corner a wild-looking grotto of 2
chambers formed of this material.
Wall retained at south end in rubble and at north end in coursed rubble about 25 yds
long and 10 ft high with corner ball finials and with a brick lining to south.

Listing NGR: SP1533239212

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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