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Grotto by Lake to South West of Temple of Flora, Blenheim

Description: Grotto by Lake to South West of Temple of Flora

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253010

OS Grid Reference: SP4380815359
OS Grid Coordinates: 443808, 215359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8351, -1.3656

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX20 1PS

Locality: Blenheim
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1PS

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Listing Text

2/243 Grotto by lake to sw of Temple
of Flora
- II
Grotto. Probably late C18. Stone, ivy-coloured exedro of rough-hewn blocks and
partly retaining has deep arched niche in centre from which the lake can be
viewed. Probably part of "Capability Brown's work at Blenheim in 1760".
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4380815359

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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