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Boat House, Rousham

Description: Boat House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252895

OS Grid Reference: SP4802824262
OS Grid Coordinates: 448028, 224262
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9148, -1.3031

Location: Rousham, Oxfordshire OX25 4QU

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

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Listing Text

4/239 Boat House
27/08/57 (Formerly listed under ....
Boat House and Stable in Park
to S of house)
Boat house. c.1733-40, by William Kent. Squared and coursed limestone with
ashlar voussoirs to semi-circular arch. Built into hillside, with barrel-vaulted
interior. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent betweeen 1733
and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p746)

Listing NGR: SP4802824262

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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