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Grotto Underpass

A Grade II Listed Building in Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1039 / 51°6'13"N

Longitude: -2.3232 / 2°19'23"W

OS Eastings: 377469

OS Northings: 133888

OS Grid: ST774338

Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.MH2

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.PJ64

Entry Name: Grotto Underpass

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321250

Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS
ST 73 SE
(east side)
6/144 Grotto Underpass
GV II

Underpass for path to Temple of Apollo (q.v.) below Zeals Road.
1760-65, for Henry Hoare. Curving tunnel with rustic rockwork
portals with large voussoirs, path continues up hill through
cutting with a single rockwork arch over. Probably contemporary
with the Rockwork bridge over the Zeals road (q.v.), being part of
the same route to the Temple of Apollo.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)


Listing NGR: ST7746933888

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