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Dovecote and Attached Outbuilding Approximately 10 Metres North of South Hill House and Number 3, Cornbury and Wychwood

Description: Dovecote and Attached Outbuilding Approximately 10 Metres North of South Hill House and Number 3

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252461

OS Grid Reference: SP3585317857
OS Grid Coordinates: 435853, 217857
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8582, -1.4808

Location: Cornbury and Wychwood, Oxfordshire OX7 3EW

Locality: Cornbury and Wychwood
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 3EW

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Listing Text

6/21 Dovecote and attached
outbuilding approx. 10m N of
South Hill House and No.3
(both not included)

- II

Dovecote and outbuilding. Probably late C17 or early C18, Coursed limestone
rubble with stone slate roof and dovecote of squared and coursed limestone with
stone dressings and pyramidal stone slate roof with lead finial. On 2 levels,
with one-storey outbuilding and square dovecote at the south-west end of 2
storeys over basement. South-west front of dovecote: lunette loft opening with
moulded cill. Boarded ground-floor door with wooden lintel and 3 square openings
above in large decayed stone lintel. Left-hand return front has central window
with wooden lintel and 2 boarded doors with wooden lintel (the right-hand one is
a basement door to the dovecote). Interior of dovecote: 3 tiers of nesting boxes
in walls with wooden ledges and spacers. Central wooden potence. Roof with
crossed tie-beams.

Listing NGR: SP3585317857

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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