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Arcade Incorporating Grotto Immediately West of Walhampton House, Boldre

Description: Arcade Incorporating Grotto Immediately West of Walhampton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 144252

OS Grid Reference: SZ3311496652
OS Grid Coordinates: 433114, 96652
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7685, -1.5318

Location: Main Road, Boldre, Hampshire SO41 5RE

Locality: Boldre
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO41 5RE

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Listing Text


14/30 Arcade incorporating
grotto immediately
west of Walhampton


Arcade, including summer dining-room and wall incorporating older grotto.
Grotto C18, rest 1914. Arcade of Portland stone columns and entablature, rest
brick. Arcade is connected to side of music room, with 3m long arcade at right
angles to rest, and main arcade is some 50m long, central 20m being dining-room.
Doric columns and entablature of plain triglyphs with tile-on-edge squares
between, modillioned cornice and low parapet. Dining-room has to each side niche
over-hanging entablature on columns. At far end, at right-angles, stage with
rear wall and flanking walls, one of which connects to arcade. On returns of
flanking walls stone archway. Behind flanking wall to arcade is C18 grotto now
incorporated. This is seen from one archway and has many forms in shell patterns
on walls and vaulted roof of room.

Listing NGR: SZ3337996995

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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