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Tunnel Below A36 in the Grounds of Bishopstrow House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopstrow, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1965 / 51°11'47"N

Longitude: -2.1489 / 2°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 389691

OS Northings: 144148

OS Grid: ST896441

Mapcode National: GBR 1V7.X3D

Mapcode Global: VH97P.P6T4

Entry Name: Tunnel Below A36 in the Grounds of Bishopstrow House

Listing Date: 11 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313230

Location: Bishopstrow, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bishopstrow

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bishopstrow St Aldhelm

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(south side)
3/13 Tunnel below A36 in the grounds of
Bishopstrow House


Tunnel with north and south portals. Dated 1815 on keystones of
portals. English garden wall bond brick to segmental barrel
vaulted tunnel, portals are round-arched vermiculated ashlar with
large voussoirs and keystones incised with WT/1815, (William
Temple). Constructed to link Bishopstrow House (q.v.) on north
side of road with the gardens of earlier house to the south; the
house was also built for William Temple.

Listing NGR: ST8969144148

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