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Dovecote Approximately 220 Metres South East of Northbrook Farmhouse, Kirtlington

Description: Dovecote Approximately 220 Metres South East of Northbrook Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243453

OS Grid Reference: SP4940722008
OS Grid Coordinates: 449407, 222008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8944, -1.2834

Location: Kirtlington, Oxfordshire OX5 3HY

Locality: Kirtlington
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX5 3HY

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Listing Text


4/68 Dovecote approx. 220m. SE of
Northbrook Farmhouse


Dovecote, now sheltershed. Late C17/early C18. Chequer brick with flared
headers; Welsh-slate roof. Rectangular plan. Walls have 4-course rusticated
quoins and a projecting brick band. Front has a small central doorway with a
heavy frame below a gauged flat arch incorporating a keystone carved with
acanthus. Ends have small openings at high level. Inserted openings to rear and
in right end. Hipped roof. Interior: 2 square chambers lined with brick nesting
boxes; door opens into recess in central cross wall. Northbrook was the site of
the C16/C17 mansion of the Dashwood family, demolished 1750.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.220; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.678).

Listing NGR: SP4940722008

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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