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Description: Garden Terraces to South and West of Kiddington Hall
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252508
OS Grid Reference: SP4113622824
OS Grid Coordinates: 441136, 222824
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9024, -1.4035
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KIDDINGTON WITH ASTERLEIGH KIDDINGTON
10/67 Garden terraces to S and W of
Garden terraces. Circa 1850, by Charles Barry. Squared and coursed limestone and
limestone ashlar. Upper and lower terraces forming L-plan to the south and west
fronts of Kiddington Hall (q.v.) and closed off to the north by a higher
balustraded terrace in front of the orangery (q.v.). Formal Italianate layout.
Upper and lower terraces with stone copings and cable-fluted stone urns.
Orangery terrace with flanking flights of stone steps and central projection;
string course, and balustrading with square dies and urn finials. The terraces
form part of Barry's extensive works at Kiddington c.1850.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, pp669-70; Kiddington park and gardens are
included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II)
Listing NGR: SP4113622824
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Source: English Heritage
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