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Grotto Approximately 4 Metrres West of the Cold Bath, Rousham

Description: Grotto Approximately 4 Metrres West of the Cold Bath

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252887

OS Grid Reference: SP4777624542
OS Grid Coordinates: 447776, 224542
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9174, -1.3068

Locality: Rousham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX25 5PB

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Listing Text

14/231 Grotto approx. 4m W of The
27/08/57 Cold Bath
(Formerly listed under The
Cold Bath and small adjoining
Grotto. c.1738-40, by William Kent. Squared and coursed limestone, with
semi-circular archway and rusticated stonework beneath imposts. Interior: niches
and quadripartite vault. Adjoins pool known as The Cold Bath. Part of the
landscape gardens laid out by William Kent between 1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p746)

Listing NGR: SP4777624542

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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