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Lower Cascade in Venus' Vale, Rousham

Description: Lower Cascade in Venus' Vale

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252890

OS Grid Reference: SP4777024477
OS Grid Coordinates: 447770, 224477
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9168, -1.3069

Location: Rousham, Oxfordshire OX25 5PB

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

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Listing Text

14/234 Lower Cascade in Venus' Vale
27/08/57 (Formerly listed under
Lower and Upper Cascades in
Venus' Vale,,..)
Cascade, c.1738-40, by William Kent. Squared and coursed limestone, with
rock-faced rustication. Triple arcade with pediment-shaped centre and
segmental-arched cascades. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William
Kent between 1733-40.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)

Listing NGR: SP4777024477

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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