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Grotto Approximately 4 Metres West of the Cold Bath

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9174 / 51°55'2"N

Longitude: -1.3068 / 1°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 447776

OS Northings: 224542

OS Grid: SP477245

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.LG3

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.92JG

Entry Name: Grotto Approximately 4 Metres West of the Cold Bath

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252887

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

14/231 Grotto approx. 4m W of The
27/08/57 Cold Bath
(Formerly listed under The
Cold Bath and small adjoining
Grotto. c.1738-40, by William Kent. Squared and coursed limestone, with
semi-circular archway and rusticated stonework beneath imposts. Interior: niches
and quadripartite vault. Adjoins pool known as The Cold Bath. Part of the
landscape gardens laid out by William Kent between 1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p746)

Listing NGR: SP4777024542

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