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Latitude: 51.8476 / 51°50'51"N
Longitude: -1.0136 / 1°0'48"W
OS Eastings: 468043
OS Northings: 217017
OS Grid: SP680170
Mapcode National: GBR 9ZM.2K4
Mapcode Global: VHDTV.DT0H
Entry Name: Rotunda
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Last Amended: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124224
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42561
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
3/176 Rotunda (formerly listed
as Ionic Rotunda)
Garden pavilion in form of circular temple. 1750s. Wood, the columns having stone bases; the roof is now made of fibreglass. 10 columns with moulded Ionic
capitals and entablature. Shallow domed roof.
The building was dilapidated at the time of listing in 1967, but has been restored, and largely rebuilt circa 1990.
Illustrated in Country Life 1949 July 8th.
The historic designed landscape surrounding an early-C18 country house, with a contemporary layout, probably by George London and Henry Wise, developed into an extensive mid-C18 park for George Grenville by Lancelot Brown; William Pitt, later first Earl of Chatham, is credited with significant input with regard to the design.
Listing NGR: SP6854116191
The List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 10 August 2016 as part of the tercentenary celebration of Lancelot Capability Brown's birth.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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