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Terraces to South, West and North of Nuneham House, Nuneham Courtenay

Description: Terraces to South, West and North of Nuneham House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248316

OS Grid Reference: SU5403198059
OS Grid Coordinates: 454031, 198059
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6787, -1.2199

Location: Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX44 9PD

Locality: Nuneham Courtenay
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 9PD

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Listing Text

12/79 Terraces to S, W and N of
Nuneham House


Terraces. 1832 by William Sawrey Gilpin for Archbishop Harcourt. Limestone
ashlar with squared coursed rubble walling. The terrace walls extend round 3
sides of the main block of Nuneham House (q.v.) with a double-tier terrace in
front of Smirke's south wing. The balustrades run between square ashlar piers
capped with stone balls, urns and baskets of fruit, and are broken by flights of
stone steps. The terraces formerly extended further to the west. Included for
group value.
(Nuneham Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.730).

Listing NGR: SU5403198059

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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