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GARDEN WALL ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE AND PRIVY AT KELMSCOTT MANOR

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: GARDEN WALL ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE AND PRIVY AT KELMSCOTT MANOR

List entry Number: 1053381

Location

GARDEN WALL ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE AND PRIVY AT KELMSCOTT MANOR

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kelmscott

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253838

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Details

KELMSCOTT Garden wall with attached SU29NE 5/86 summerhouse and privy at Kelmscott Manor GV II

Garden wall, summerhouse and privy. Wall. Probably mid-to late C18. Uncoursed limestone rubble with coping, ramped near corners on west side, to north side and northern part of east side; squared and coursed rubble to south side and southern part of east side and low stone wall with iron railings to remainder of west side. Encloses an area approximately 70 x 40m roughly, the shape of a parallelogram, forming the garden of Kelmscott Manor (q.v.). Principal entrance is towards south end of east side; gateway with raised narrow gable running along axis of wall has plank door in moulded surround with apparently reused pointed strap hinges. A few metres to the north (at the point where the regularly coursed stonework turns to rubble) is a polygonal summerhouse. Probably late C19. Open to garden side with wooden posts supporting stone slate roof with stone ball finial. At the south-west corner of the wall, immediately to the north-west of the service range of Kelmscott Manor, is a privy. Probably early C19. Rendered uncoursed limestone rubble, scored in imitation of dressed stone; pyramidal stone slate roof with overhanging eaves and stone ball finial. Square plan, rounded to south-west corner. Single storey. Boarded door with bracketed lean-to hood on east side and leaded latticed window to north side. Interior. Has triple-seater earth closet. [2381]

Listing NGR: SU2511698900

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National Grid Reference: SU2511698900

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