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Grotto by Lake to South West of Temple of Flora

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8351 / 51°50'6"N

Longitude: -1.3656 / 1°21'56"W

OS Eastings: 443808

OS Northings: 215359

OS Grid: SP438153

Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.X4L

Mapcode Global: VHCXD.84XJ

Entry Name: Grotto by Lake to South West of Temple of Flora

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253010

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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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

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