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East Pavilion with Attached Walls and Gatepier, Buscot

Description: East Pavilion with Attached Walls and Gatepier

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251483

OS Grid Reference: SU2434796786
OS Grid Coordinates: 424347, 196786
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6693, -1.6493

Location: Buscot, Oxfordshire SN7 8BU

Locality: Buscot
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 8BU

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Listing Text

1/105 Buscot Park, east
10/11/52 pavilion with attached
tonne walls and _
gatepier. (formerly listed
with Buscot Park)

Pavilion (part of country house). Circa 1935 by Geddes Hyslop for 2nd Baron
Faringdon. Limestone ashlar. 7-bay range running parallel with main axis
of mansion (q.v.) has both ends porticoed with 4 Tuscan Doric columns in
antis and roundels in pediments. Longer side breaks forward in the wider
middle bay which contains an open archway below a triangular pediment. Roof
has a central cupola. Barrel-vaulted passage is decorated with frescoes of
a Socialist theme by Lord Hastings. Stone retaining walls punctuated by low
piers with vases and by flights of steps extend along the east side of the
north terrace, and to south ramp up to a raised balustrade adjoining the
panelled northern pier of the south-east gateway to the forecourt. The
walls form part of an elaborate formal landscape scheme surrounding the
mansion. (q.v. also west pavilion and south screen.) (Country Life, 18,
25 May 1940; National Trust Guidebook to Buscot Park).

Listing NGR: SU2434796786

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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