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Manor House Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres South West, Duns Tew

Description: Manor House Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres South West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243984

OS Grid Reference: SP4565428423
OS Grid Coordinates: 445654, 228423
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9524, -1.3371

Location: Main Street, Duns Tew, Oxfordshire OX25 6LD

Locality: Duns Tew
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX25 6LD

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Listing Text

9/257 Manor House: dovecote approx.
18/12/55 60m SW
(Formerly listed as Dovecote
near entrance gate and approx.
65 yds SW of Manor House)

Dovecote. C16/C17. Limestone rubble with some ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof.
Circular plan. 2 storeys. Entrance has a Tudor-arched chamfered stone surround
set below a pointed rubble relieving arch; the ancient plank door has a heavy
chamfered frame. Conical roof has 2 gabled dormers, and bears a wrought-iron
weathervane. Interior: walls are lined with stone nesting boxes; renewed first
floor is supported on a massive circular rubble pier; C18/C19 roof structure;
shaft and support for a revolving ladder.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p591; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p213)

Listing NGR: SP4565428423

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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