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Dovecote, Approximately 75 Metres South East of Manor House, Garsington

Description: Dovecote, Approximately 75 Metres South East of Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 246446

OS Grid Reference: SP5829001924
OS Grid Coordinates: 458290, 201924
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7130, -1.1577

Location: Southend, Garsington, Oxfordshire OX44 9DJ

Locality: Garsington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 9DJ

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Listing Text

(West side)
11/58 Dovecote, approx 75 metres
18/07/63 south-east of Manor House
- II

Dovecote. 1714 on rear of door lintel. Limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings; old plain-tile roof. Square plan. Walls have plinth and are
quartered with flush ashlar quoining and banding; old plank door on west with
one-piece stone segmental-arched heady 2-light stone-mullioned openings at
high level on north and south. "I W" inscribed on quoin in south wall.
Pyramid roof with square wooden pyramid-roofed glover. Interior: Roof has one
row of purlins, ashlar-pieces to the rafters and a suspended octagonal ring-
beam bracketted from the principals. Intersecting beams at half-height have
central hole for potence-shaft. Walls are lined with stone nesting boxes.
Built for a member of the Wickham family.
(V.C.H. Oxfordshire, , p.136: Buildings of England, Oxfordshire, p.612)

Listing NGR: SP5829101925

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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