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Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres West of Culham Manor, Culham

Description: Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres West of Culham Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248824

OS Grid Reference: SU5008694882
OS Grid Coordinates: 450086, 194882
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6505, -1.2774

Location: The Green, Culham, Oxfordshire OX14 4LZ

Locality: Culham
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 4LZ

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Listing Text

SU5094 (South side)
12/3918/07/65 Dovecote approx. 75m. W of
Culham Manor
(Formerly listed as dovecote
60 yards W of Culham Manor)

_ II*

Dovecote. Datestone, above door, inscribed "C.B,1685". Built for Sir Cecil
Bisshopp (or Bishop). Coursed stone rubble plinth with brick coping; coursed
stone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof; 2 timber-framed glovers
with gabled old plain-tile roofs on ridge, to left and right of centre,
Rectangular 2-cell plan. 2-storey, 2 bay range. Central plank door with brick
surround and brick hood mould. Brick string course below eaves. 2 openings to
central cross-gable, and to opposing cross-gable to rear. Segmental-arched
opening to each end. Interior: complex timber-framed roof structure. 2 cells
lined with 3,329 brick nesting boxes. Reputed to be the second largest dovecote
in England.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.29; Country Life, Vol.108, 1950, July 14th,

Listing NGR: SU5008694882

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Source: English Heritage

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