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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124223
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42557
Location: Wotton Underwood, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
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
SP 61 NE WOTTON UNDERWOOD WOTTON HOUSE
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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