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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1046450



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hardwick with Tusmore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243629

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SP 53 SE HARDWICK WITH TUSMORE TUSMORE 1721/4/36 Granary/dovecote at SP 5652

07/12/66 II*

Granary/dovecote. C16. Close-studded timber-framing and roughcast. Hipped stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Rectangular plan. 3 storeys. Ground floor is raised on rendered brick. Staddle stones. Entrance in gable end reached via short ladder. Plank door in heavy wood frame. 2 shuttered windows on both ground and first floors of front and rear elevations. Loft door in first floor. Jetties first floor has moulded wood overhangs with corner posts. Roof has renewed hipped lantern. Roughcast upper storey has rectangular openings. Approximately 25 feet 4 inches by 17 feet 7 inches. Nesting boxes on third storey. (Buildings of England, Oxfordshire: 1974, p820; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p. 335; Blomfield. J.C. History of Tusmore in History of the Present Deanery of Bicester, 1887 : p64)

Listing NGR: SP5647830687

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Blomfield, JC, History of the Present Deanery of Bicester Oxfordshire, (1887), 64
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 820
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 335

National Grid Reference: SP 56478 30687


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