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The Hermitage, Tisbury

Description: The Hermitage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321013

OS Grid Reference: ST9336031525
OS Grid Coordinates: 393360, 131525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0830, -2.0962

Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 5RZ

Locality: Tisbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 5RZ

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Listing Text

ST 93 SW (south side)
ST 933 315
1/224 The Hermitage

Grotto. Late C18. Rustic tufa limestone. Roughly circular free-
standing structure with several entrances and niches, small tunnel-
like inner chambers. Large ivy now established on top. One of a
group of fantasy structures on either side of Fonthill Lake,
together with the Tunnel (q.v.) 100 metres to north-west and the
grottoes (q.v.) on opposite side of the lake, all probably built
for William Beckford.

Listing NGR: ST9336031525

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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