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The Rotunda About 1/2 Mile North-East of Hagley Hall, Hagley

Description: The Rotunda About 1/2 Mile North-East of Hagley Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156395

OS Grid Reference: SO9283380953
OS Grid Coordinates: 392833, 280953
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4265, -2.1068

Location: Hagley Causeway, Hagley, Worcestershire DY9 9JT

Locality: Hagley
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY9 9JT

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

2/131 The Rotunda about ½ mile
17.7.86 north-east of Hagley Hall


The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*



2/131 The Rotunda about ½ mile
north-east of Hagley Hall


Rotunda. 1747 by John Pitt of Encombe. Sandstone ashlar. Two-stepped
circular base on which stand eight Ionic columns with entasis; the lower
half of each column is vermiculated; above is entablature with dentilled
cornice and domical roof of which little survives. The rotunda stands at
the head of a valley facing the north-east elevation of Hagley Hall (qv)
and in which was originally situated a cascade and a Palladian bridge, also
designed by Pitt. [CL articles (mainly Vol 122, p 546 & 608); BoE, p 178).

Listing NGR: SO9283380953

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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