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Description: Palladian Gateway
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252879
OS Grid Reference: SP4762324383
OS Grid Coordinates: 447623, 224383
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9159, -1.3090
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ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
14/223 Palladian Gateway
27/08/57 (Formerly listed under
Stable and gateway and two
stone urns on pedestals
Gateway. c.1733-40 by William Kent. Limestone ashlar with chamfered rustication.
Pedimented Palladian-style gateway with 6-panelled door is flanked by ramped
walls with marble statues in niches. Visitors entered the gardens through this
gateway. Forms a part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)
Listing NGR: SP4762324383
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Source: English Heritage
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