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Lower Cascade in Venus' Vale

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9168 / 51°55'0"N

Longitude: -1.3069 / 1°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 447770

OS Northings: 224477

OS Grid: SP477244

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SHK

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.92GX

Entry Name: Lower Cascade in Venus' Vale

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252890

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

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
SP4724
14/234 Lower Cascade in Venus' Vale
27/08/57 (Formerly listed under
Lower and Upper Cascades in
Venus' Vale,,..)
GV II*
Cascade, c.1738-40, by William Kent. Squared and coursed limestone, with
rock-faced rustication. Triple arcade with pediment-shaped centre and
segmental-arched cascades. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William
Kent between 1733-40.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)


Listing NGR: SP4777024477

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