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Dovecote Approximately 100 Metres North West of Ascott Park Farmhouse, Stadhampton

Description: Dovecote Approximately 100 Metres North West of Ascott Park Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248355

OS Grid Reference: SU6110198254
OS Grid Coordinates: 461101, 198254
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6797, -1.1177

Locality: Stadhampton
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 7UJ

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Listing Text

SU69NW (South side)
6/114 Dovecote approx. 100m. NW of
18/07/63 Ascott Park Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Ascott
House Dovecote and Workshop


Dovecote. C16. Red brick with some vitrified headers; old plain-tile roof.
Octagonal plan. Single storey. Walls have a corbel table of moulded bricks
forming trefoiled arches; grey vitrified headers form patterns of horizontal
zig-zag, diaper and Flemish-bond chequer on wall surfaces below. Doorway and
3-light casement are later insertions. Roof has 4 small dormer openings and a
low central glover. Interior: circular plan. Walls have tiers of nesting boxes.
Roof has butt purlins and is probably largely original. Formed part of the
formal gardens of Ascott Park.
(Ascott Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II;
V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p.121; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.776;
F. Woodward: Oxfordshire Parks, 1982).

Listing NGR: SU6110198254

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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