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Waterperry House, Garden Bridge Approximately 150 Metres to North East, Waterperry with Thomley

Description: Waterperry House, Garden Bridge Approximately 150 Metres to North East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246723

OS Grid Reference: SP6301706413
OS Grid Coordinates: 463017, 206413
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7529, -1.0885

Location: Waterperry, Oxfordshire OX33 1LA

Locality: Waterperry with Thomley
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1LA

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Listing Text

6/203 Waterperry House, garden
bridge approx. 150m. to NE

- II

Garden bridge. C18. Limestone ashlar and coursed squared rubble; brick interior.
Ashlar central section has 4 Doric half-columns supporting a triglyph
entablature; the outer bays have round-headed niches which flank the central
round-headed entrance and a projecting tablet. Rubble abutments. Rear is of
rubble, with squared quoins and cornice to the central section which breaks
forward slightly. Central entrance has wide round-arched surround in heavy
chamfered rustication, Interior: Tunnel has central octagonal chamber with
saucer vault. The front now forms the background to a small amphitheatre but the
tunnel formerly formed part of a sunken walk.

Listing NGR: SP6301706413

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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