DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WROXTON COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1046772
Date first listed:
20-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WROXTON COLLEGE, DARK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WROXTON COLLEGE, DARK LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Cherwell (District Authority)
Parish:
Wroxton
National Grid Reference:
SP 41483 41515

Details

WROXTON DARK LANE SP4040-4140 (South side) 10/204 Dovecote approx. 200m SW of Wroxton College GV II* Dovecote/eye-catcher. Built 1745, restored C20. Designed by Sanderson Miller who was responsible for landscaping the park at this time. Ironstone ashlar. Crenellated parapet renewed in C20. Polygonal plan. 2 stages. Gothic style. 2-centred arched headed doorway with plank door. Loop windows, some blocked. Band. Weather-vane of banner-type. Interior not inspected. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p863; Wroxton Abbey Guidebook, published by Wroxton College, l982, p10 and 13)

Listing NGR: SP4148341515

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
244761
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wroxton Abbey Guidebook, (1982), 10 AND 13
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J, The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 863
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Jun 2005
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