GARDEN WALL ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE AND PRIVY AT KELMSCOTT MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053381
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1989
Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALL ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE AND PRIVY AT KELMSCOTT MANOR

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALL ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE AND PRIVY AT KELMSCOTT MANOR

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Kelmscott
National Grid Reference:
SU2511698900

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
253838
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 20 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10672/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ben White. Source Historic England Archive
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