Description: Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres South West of Wroxton College
Date Listed: 20 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244761
OS Grid Reference: SP4148341515
OS Grid Coordinates: 441483, 241515
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0705, -1.3962
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WROXTON DARK LANE
10/204 Dovecote approx. 200m SW of
Dovecote/eye-catcher. Built 1745, restored C20. Designed by Sanderson Miller who
was responsible for landscaping the park at this time. Ironstone ashlar.
Crenellated parapet renewed in C20. Polygonal plan. 2 stages. Gothic style.
2-centred arched headed doorway with plank door. Loop windows, some blocked.
Band. Weather-vane of banner-type. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p863; Wroxton Abbey Guidebook,
published by Wroxton College, l982, p10 and 13)
Listing NGR: SP4148341515
Source: English Heritage
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