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Palladian Gateway, Rousham

Description: Palladian Gateway

Grade: II*
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

Location: Rousham, Oxfordshire OX25 4QT

Locality: Rousham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX25 4QT

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Listing Text

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

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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