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Description: Grotto Underpass
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321250
OS Grid Reference: ST7746933888
OS Grid Coordinates: 377469, 133888
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1038, -2.3232
STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS
ST 73 SE
6/144 Grotto Underpass
Underpass for path to Temple of Apollo (q.v.) below Zeals Road.
1760-65, for Henry Hoare. Curving tunnel with rustic rockwork
portals with large voussoirs, path continues up hill through
cutting with a single rockwork arch over. Probably contemporary
with the Rockwork bridge over the Zeals road (q.v.), being part of
the same route to the Temple of Apollo.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)
Listing NGR: ST7746933888
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Source: English Heritage
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