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Boundary Walls of Bedfont House Including Grotto in South-East Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.051 / 52°3'3"N

Longitude: -1.7779 / 1°46'40"W

OS Eastings: 415326

OS Northings: 239206

OS Grid: SP153392

Mapcode National: GBR 4NG.7BX

Mapcode Global: VHB13.4QG1

Entry Name: Boundary Walls of Bedfont House Including Grotto in South-East Corner

Listing Date: 8 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126092

Location: Chipping Campden, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL55

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Chipping Campden

Built-Up Area: Chipping Campden

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Campden St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

1.
5224 CALF'S LANE
(west side)

Boundary walls of
Bedfont House including
grotto in south-east
corner
SP 1539 SW 9/42

II GV


2.
Partly early C18 and mostly C19. The C18 part is at the north end facing Calf's
Lane: rubble with chamfered coping. Segment-headed doorway opposite south wing
of the Court House. About 7-11 ft high, stepped down at one point, and about
30 plus 12 yds long.
The C19 continuation is stepped and ramped down from the above and forms a high
rubble retaining wall about 70 yds long to an immense (and now overgrown) rockery
made from gigantic rocks. At the south-east corner a wild-looking grotto of 2
chambers formed of this material.
Wall retained at south end in rubble and at north end in coursed rubble about 25 yds
long and 10 ft high with corner ball finials and with a brick lining to south.


Listing NGR: SP1533239212

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