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Grotto

A Grade II Listed Building in Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8435 / 51°50'36"N

Longitude: -1.0167 / 1°1'0"W

OS Eastings: 467835

OS Northings: 216561

OS Grid: SP678165

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZM.7S2

Mapcode Global: VHDTV.BXCM

Entry Name: Grotto

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42557

Location: Wotton Underwood, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Wotton Underwood

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wotton Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 61 NE WOTTON UNDERWOOD WOTTON HOUSE

3/178 Grotto

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- II


Small grotto. Circa 1757-60 with C19 alterations. Feature of landscape
garden by Capability Brown. Brick, partly covered by earth mound.
Square chamber, the inner walls plastered and inset with shells, fossils,
quartz and tufa. Vault missing. Front originally had stone facing,
fragments of which remain on site. Front now has short curved flanking
walls of brick faced with flint, probably C19. On island.


Listing NGR: SP6854116191

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