Description: Tunnel Entrance 75 Metres South of Chinese Garden
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275222
OS Grid Reference: SJ8923259091
OS Grid Coordinates: 389232, 359091
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1289, -2.1624
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BIDDULPH C.P. BIDDULPH GRANGE
SJ 85 NE
7/17 Tunnel entrance 75m south
- of Chinese Garden
Ornamental garden building garden tunnel entrance. 1848-1860, by
John Bateman. Random coursed rock-faced natural boulders placed to form
a roughly-arched tunnel-entry; side walls of coursed vaulting. 2m high
and 12m long, of curved layout. Arched entry to south appears dressed
to represent clasped hands to keystone. Forms part of perimeter peram-
bulation from the main house through the pinetum and terminated by the
Tea House (q.v.). The tunnel is part of the Chinese Garden landscaping
formed by the mounding of massive imported local boulders.
Listing NGR: SJ8923259091
Source: English Heritage
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