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The Hermitage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.083 / 51°4'58"N

Longitude: -2.0962 / 2°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 393360

OS Northings: 131525

OS Grid: ST933315

Mapcode National: GBR 2Y5.4VH

Mapcode Global: FRA 66H8.95H

Entry Name: The Hermitage

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321013

Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tisbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

TISBURY FONTHILL PARK
ST 93 SW (south side)
ST 933 315
1/224 The Hermitage
6.1.66
GV II

Grotto. Late C18. Rustic tufa limestone. Roughly circular free-
standing structure with several entrances and niches, small tunnel-
like inner chambers. Large ivy now established on top. One of a
group of fantasy structures on either side of Fonthill Lake,
together with the Tunnel (q.v.) 100 metres to north-west and the
grottoes (q.v.) on opposite side of the lake, all probably built
for William Beckford.


Listing NGR: ST9336031525

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

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