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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
251783
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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.

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Date: 17 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/02448/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ash Ismail. Source Historic England Archive
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