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Description: Cowhouse Approximately 410 Metres South of Rousham Park
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252869
OS Grid Reference: SP4786823802
OS Grid Coordinates: 447868, 223802
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9107, -1.3055
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ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK
4/213 Cowhouse approx. 410m S of
27/08/57 Rousham House
(Formerly listed as Stable in
Park to south of house)
Cowhouse. Built c.1733-40 by William Kent. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings; gabled stone slate roof with ashlar dressings; gabled stone slate
roof with concrete tiles to rear; stone coping with onion finials to left.
2-unit plan. One-storey. Semi-circular archway to centre of front. Round window
above similar archway in left gable. Timber lintel over doorway with brick
quoins to rear. Gabled projection to right gable: segmental-arched entry and
stone-coped gable with ball finial. Significant as an early example of the
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p748)
Listing NGR: SP4786823802
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Source: English Heritage
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