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Description: Summer House
Date Listed: 19 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251783
OS Grid Reference: SP2782917571
OS Grid Coordinates: 427829, 217571
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8560, -1.5973
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SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD HIGH STREET
- Summer House
Summer house and garden pavilion, circa 1903-06. Perkins and Bulmer architects.
Rubble with Cotswold stone roof, lead gutter with embossed decoration. Cross-plan
and gabled in Cotswold manner; mullion windows. Coped verges with kneelers and
finials. South gable has loggia with chamfered antae and block caps over which is a
stepped panel; side entrances Tudor-arched. North and south fronts have Tudor
arched doorway and flanking 2-light hollow-chamfer mullion windows.
Interior rather like a billiard room: large fireplace recess with benching and
sidelights; windows have heraldic C20 roundels. Most of the woodwork and metalwork
is well-wrought in the Art Nouveau tradition. Until recently used as a Roman
Important setting at the head of formal water garden of Shipton Court (qv).
Listing NGR: SP2782917571
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Source: English Heritage
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