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Latitude: 51.646 / 51°38'45"N
Longitude: -0.8027 / 0°48'9"W
OS Eastings: 482942
OS Northings: 194812
OS Grid: SU829948
Mapcode National: GBR D4W.MXD
Mapcode Global: VHDVY.1WJK
Entry Name: The Cave
Listing Date: 9 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1332393
English Heritage Legacy ID: 46142
Location: West Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14
Civil Parish: West Wycombe
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: West Wycombe
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 8294 9/3 9.1.54.
1750-52. One of the landscape features of Sir Francis Dashwood's C18 scheme
embracing park and hillsides. U shaped retaining walls of flint rubble
forming entrance to manmade caves running for about ¼ of a mile under the
hill. Yard partly obscured by modern wood hut occupying one third to ½
of yard area. Walls have gables and pinnacles, round and pointed arched
niches. Pointed arched doorway to caves. Supposed scene of Hell-Fire
Listing NGR: SU8294294812
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