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Loggia Approximately 15 Metres North West of Adderbury House, Adderbury

Description: Loggia Approximately 15 Metres North West of Adderbury House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243837

OS Grid Reference: SP4759035647
OS Grid Coordinates: 447590, 235647
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0172, -1.3079

Location: Lake Walk, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3PE

Locality: Adderbury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 3PE

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Listing Text

(East side)
Adderbury East
7/114 Loggia approx. 15m NW of
08/12/55 Adderbury House
(Formerly listed as Adderbury
House with outbuildings and

Loggia, formerly part of mansion. Probably 1731 by Roger Morris for Duke of
Argyll. Marlstone ashlar. Baroque style. Loggia is in the form of a 9-bay open
arcade with plinths, square imposts and round arches; a solid parapet with a
moulded coping rises from a plain band and terminates at full-height projecting
rusticated quoin strips. To left of the arcade is a later small ashlar pavilion
with a segmental-arched doorway. Plinth and impost band are carried around inner
walls of arcade and link with 3 doorways (in the end walls and in the centre of
the rear wall) which have Gibbsian surrounds with triple-stepped keyblocks, the
rear door having the same details externally. The loggia was formerly linked to
Adderbury House (q.v.) and formed the left side of the entrance court, being
matched by a similar on the south,
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp416-18; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, pp7-9;
Country Life 1949 Vol 105, pp30-32)

Listing NGR: SP4759035647

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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