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Latitude: 51.8399 / 51°50'23"N
Longitude: -1.0083 / 1°0'29"W
OS Eastings: 468421
OS Northings: 216165
OS Grid: SP684161
Mapcode National: GBR 9ZM.PWK
Mapcode Global: VHDV1.G0TV
Entry Name: Ha Ha to West of Wotton House
Listing Date: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1311188
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42558
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
3/171 Ha-ha to west of Wotton House
Ha-ha. Early or mid C18. Ashlar. Shaped plan with central semi-circular
projection to west and recessed flanking bays.
The rubblestone walls have brick arches and sloping dry stone infilling at the back of the arches.
The walls were covered in the late C19 and early C20 by an ashlar wall, removed in places (late C20) to expose the earlier work. Divides garden from
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: SP6842116165
The List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 10 August 2016 as part of the tercentenary 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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