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Tunnel Entrance 75 Metres South of Chinese Garden, Biddulph

Description: Tunnel Entrance 75 Metres South of Chinese Garden

Grade: II
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

Location: 2 Grange Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire ST8 7GZ

Locality: Biddulph
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST8 7GZ

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE
SJ 89235907
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

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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