SUMMER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052594

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: SUMMER HOUSE, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SUMMER HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

National Grid Reference: SP 27829 17571

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD HIGH STREET SP 2617-2717 (east side) 7/69 - Summer House GV II Summer house and garden pavilion, circa 1903-06. Perkins and Bulmer architects. Rubble with Cotswold stone roof, lead gutter with embossed decoration. Cross-plan and gabled in Cotswold manner; mullion windows. Coped verges with kneelers and finials. South gable has loggia with chamfered antae and block caps over which is a stepped panel; side entrances Tudor-arched. North and south fronts have Tudor arched doorway and flanking 2-light hollow-chamfer mullion windows. Interior rather like a billiard room: large fireplace recess with benching and sidelights; windows have heraldic C20 roundels. Most of the woodwork and metalwork is well-wrought in the Art Nouveau tradition. Until recently used as a Roman Catholic Chapel. Important setting at the head of formal water garden of Shipton Court (qv).

Listing NGR: SP2782917571

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 251783

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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