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

Map

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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

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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

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

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