DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 74 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF ROUSHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1052959
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1957
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 74 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF ROUSHAM HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 74 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF ROUSHAM HOUSE

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:
SP 47940 24189

Details

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS SP4724 14/241 Dovecote approx. 74m ESE of 27/08/57 Rousham House (Formerly listed under Rousham House, together with Dovecote and Stables) GV II* Dovecote. C17. Squared and coursed limestone; conical stone slate roof. Circular plan. Stone lintel over C20 door. Hipped dormers with leaded lights; glover with ball finial surmounts roof. Interior: stone nestings. Retains potence with ladder. Part of the landscape gardens later laid out by William Kent between 1733 and 1740. (Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p746)

Listing NGR: SP4794024189

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
252897
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 746
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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