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Tunnel Entrance 75 Metres South of Chinese Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddulph, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1289 / 53°7'43"N

Longitude: -2.1624 / 2°9'44"W

OS Eastings: 389232

OS Northings: 359091

OS Grid: SJ892590

Mapcode National: GBR 12T.S5J

Mapcode Global: WHBC7.RMH6

Entry Name: Tunnel Entrance 75 Metres South of Chinese Garden

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275222

Location: Biddulph, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST8

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Biddulph

Built-Up Area: Biddulph

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Biddulph St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE
SJ 89235907
7/17 Tunnel entrance 75m south
- of Chinese Garden


Ornamental garden building garden tunnel entrance. 1848-1860, by
John Bateman. Random coursed rock-faced natural boulders placed to form
a roughly-arched tunnel-entry; side walls of coursed vaulting. 2m high
and 12m long, of curved layout. Arched entry to south appears dressed
to represent clasped hands to keystone. Forms part of perimeter peram-
bulation from the main house through the pinetum and terminated by the
Tea House (q.v.). The tunnel is part of the Chinese Garden landscaping
formed by the mounding of massive imported local boulders.

Listing NGR: SJ8923259091

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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