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Description: Garden House Approximately 50 Metres East North East of Number 16 (St Giles House)
Date Listed: 27 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 245985
OS Grid Reference: SP5126406840
OS Grid Coordinates: 451264, 206840
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7579, -1.2587
ST GILES' STREET
5/530B Garden House
approx 50 m
ENE of No 16
(St Giles' House)
Garden House, incorporating Radcliffe Camera dome model, c.1740. Ashlar
with lead covered dome. Rectangular plan. 4 composite columns, the
centre two projecting, support an entablature and central pediment.
Sides also open but back has panelled walling. The very fine small dome
above is a l":l' model of James Gibbs' first design for the Radcliffe
Camera dome. The interior of the dome has fine ribs and coffering.
Since this follows the first design the model is likely to have been
(S G Giliam: The Building Accounts of the Radcliffe Camera: Ox. Hist. Soc:
Listing NGR: SP5124806831
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Source: English Heritage
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