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Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres South West of Wroxton College, Wroxton

Description: Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres South West of Wroxton College

Grade: II*
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

Location: Wroxton, Oxfordshire OX15 6QQ

Locality: Wroxton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6QQ

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Listing Text

(South side)
10/204 Dovecote approx. 200m SW of
Wroxton College
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

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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