Stonehenge Places Nearby

Moor Hatches

Drowning sluices for West Amesbury water meadows. C18 or early C19. Limestone.

Wall Between Row of Cottages and W Amesbury House

Garden wall linking row of cottages including Merion Cottage (q.v.) with West Amesbury House (q.v.). Probably C18 or early C19. Brick in garden wall bond, approximately 2m high with one offset above soldier course and horizontal brick coping.

West Amesbury House

House, C15, C17, altered in C18 and remodelled in early C20 by Detmar Blow. Flint and limestone chequerwork with stone quoins. Tiled roofs.

Garden Walls to N of W Amesbury House

Walls forming north, east and south boundaries to east garden of house. C17 to C19. Wall to road approximately 66m long, 4m high, of flint with stone coping and raking buttresses.

Gay's Cave and Diamond

Grotto, late C18, perhaps by Flitcroft or Chambers. Limestone facade and lining to chalk cut cave set in cliff over River Avon, and below defences of Vespasian's camp (landscaped Iron Age hillfort). Spoil forms front apron with inclined paths forming the 'diamond' in plan and elevation.

Chinese Temple

Garden ornament. 1772, by Sir William Chambers, for the Duchess of Queensbury. Chilmark stone with knapped flint outlining zig-zag and chain patterns.