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Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres North West of Kiddington Hall, Kiddington with Asterleigh

Description: Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres North West of Kiddington Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252509

OS Grid Reference: SP4111322894
OS Grid Coordinates: 441113, 222894
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9031, -1.4038

Location: Kiddington, Oxfordshire OX20 1BX

Locality: Kiddington with Asterleigh
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1BX

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Listing Text

10/68 Dovecote approx. Slim to NW of
27/08/57 Kiddington Hall
(Formerly listed as Dovecote
at Kiddington Hall)


Dovecote. Probably C17. Coursed limestone rubble with stone dressings. Conical
stone slate roof. Circular plan. One storey and loft over basement. Central
square rendered wooden glover with 3 openings to each side and pyramidal
stone-slate cap with lead-covered finial. Three rendered gabled eaves dormers
with 2-light diamond-leaded wooden casements. Boarded door to north with wooden
lintel (possibly a C19 insertion) and basement doorway to south-west with
chamfered stone reveals and wooden lintel. Interior: nesting boxes in walls,
some with ledges, 5 tiers to basement and it tiers to ground floor. Ground floor
with C19 beams (either an insertion or an alteration). Roof with ashlar pieces
and rafters filled at apex to glover. This dovecote stands in the grounds of
kiddington Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP4111322894

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Source: English Heritage

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