DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES WEST OF CULHAM MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059793
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES WEST OF CULHAM MANOR, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES WEST OF CULHAM MANOR, THE GREEN

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Culham
National Grid Reference:
SU 50086 94882

Details

CULHAM THE GREEN SU5094 (South side) 12/3918/07/65 Dovecote approx. 75m. W of Culham Manor (Formerly listed as dovecote 60 yards W of Culham Manor)

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Dovecote. Datestone, above door, inscribed "C.B,1685". Built for Sir Cecil Bisshopp (or Bishop). Coursed stone rubble plinth with brick coping; coursed stone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof; 2 timber-framed glovers with gabled old plain-tile roofs on ridge, to left and right of centre, Rectangular 2-cell plan. 2-storey, 2 bay range. Central plank door with brick surround and brick hood mould. Brick string course below eaves. 2 openings to central cross-gable, and to opposing cross-gable to rear. Segmental-arched opening to each end. Interior: complex timber-framed roof structure. 2 cells lined with 3,329 brick nesting boxes. Reputed to be the second largest dovecote in England. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.29; Country Life, Vol.108, 1950, July 14th, p.133).

Listing NGR: SU5008694882

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248824
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1962), 29
'Country Life' in 14 July, , Vol. 108, (1950), 133

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: 11 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16956/06
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