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Boathouse at South West Corner of Lake at Wollaton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9408 / 52°56'26"N

Longitude: -1.2161 / 1°12'57"W

OS Eastings: 452779

OS Northings: 338440

OS Grid: SK527384

Mapcode National: GBR L6T.PY

Mapcode Global: WHDGY.9B5W

Plus Code: 9C4WWQRM+8H

Entry Name: Boathouse at South West Corner of Lake at Wollaton Hall

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459093

Location: Nottingham, NG8

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Wollaton West

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Lenton Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


646-1/6/744 WOLLATON PARK
(Southwest side)


Boathouse designed as a "sham" bridge. Constructed during the extension of the lake 1774-1785, restored 1985. Brick with central raised articulated stone keystones and stone impost bands. Concrete replacement coping. Turfed earth mound covering 5 graduated round brick arches, facing the lake. 5 internal barrel vaults, the 2 outer vaults blind. Openings to the end of the 3 main chambers are barred with wrought-iron grates. At the rear a projecting gable to the central chamber. Levels have changed with the lowering of the water level in the lake and a concrete floor inserted above the original water level, leaving the piers truncated. Render inside each barrel vault added in the 1980's.
References; Middleton Collection Hallward Library (Mi LM 36/1 and Mi E 23/24)

Listing NGR: SK5277938440

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