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FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF KIDDINGTON HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF KIDDINGTON HALL

List entry Number: 1053092

Location

FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF KIDDINGTON HALL

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kiddington with Asterleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jun-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252510

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History

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Details

KIDDINGTON WITH ASTERLEIGH KIDDINGTON SP4122 10/69 Former font approx. 70m ESE of Kiddington Hall

- II

Font, now garden ornament. Probably C14 or C15. Limestone. Octagonal plan, although only 2 sides remain at time of survey (April 1987). Blind traceried panels to sides. Stepped octagonal stone base. Thomas Wharton (1771-1790), a former rector of Kiddington, refers to the font in his Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire (1783) and states that it came from the "Kings Chapell" in Islip c.1780. It is now a garden ornament in Kiddington park. (Thomas Wharton, Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire (1783),p16; Kiddington park and gardens are included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II)

Listing NGR: SP4124622815

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wharton, T, Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire, (1783), 16
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP 41246 22815

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