PALLADIAN GATEWAY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1052953
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1957
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
PALLADIAN GATEWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
PALLADIAN GATEWAY

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Rousham
National Grid Reference:
SP4762424390

Details

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS SP4724 14/223 Palladian Gateway 27/08/57 (Formerly listed under Stable and gateway and two stone urns on pedestals adjoining) GV II* Gateway. c.1733-40 by William Kent. Limestone ashlar with chamfered rustication. Pedimented Palladian-style gateway with 6-panelled door is flanked by ramped walls with marble statues in niches. Visitors entered the gardens through this gateway. Forms a part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent c.1733-40. (Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)

Listing NGR: SP4762424390

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
252879
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 745
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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