Description: Granary/Dovecote at Sp 5652 3068
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 243629
OS Grid Reference: SP5647830687
OS Grid Coordinates: 456478, 230687
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9718, -1.1792
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SP 53 SE HARDWICK WITH TUSMORE TUSMORE
1721/4/36 Granary/dovecote at SP 5652
Granary/dovecote. C16. Close-studded timber-framing and roughcast. Hipped stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Rectangular plan. 3 storeys. Ground floor is raised on rendered brick. Staddle stones. Entrance in gable end reached via short ladder. Plank door in heavy wood frame. 2 shuttered windows on both ground and first floors of front and rear elevations. Loft door in first floor. Jetties first floor has moulded wood overhangs with corner posts. Roof has renewed hipped lantern. Roughcast upper storey has rectangular openings. Approximately 25 feet 4 inches by 17 feet 7 inches. Nesting boxes on third storey.
(Buildings of England, Oxfordshire: 1974, p820; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p. 335; Blomfield. J.C. History of Tusmore in History of the Present Deanery of
Bicester, 1887 : p64)
Listing NGR: SP5647830687
Source: English Heritage
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