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Rotunda Approximately, 125 Metres North of Shirburn Castle, Shirburn

Description: Rotunda Approximately, 125 Metres North of Shirburn Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 248999

OS Grid Reference: SU6967196107
OS Grid Coordinates: 469671, 196107
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6594, -0.9942

Location: Shirburn, Oxfordshire OX9 5DL

Locality: Shirburn
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5DL

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Listing Text

4/153 Rotunda approx. 125m. N of
Shirburn Castle


Rotunda. 1741, by Westby Gill of the Office of Works for Thomas Parker, Earl of
Macclesfield. Portland stone; roof has collapsed. Mid-Georgian style. Ionic
columns rise to moulded and modillioned cornice. Inspection not possible.
Description compiled from photographs and printed sources.
(Shirburn park and gardens are included in the HBMC Register of Gardens at Grade
II; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. VIII, p.181; Buildings of England, Oxfordshire,
pp. 762-3).

Listing NGR: SU6968596127

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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