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Dovecote Approximately 74 Metres East South East of Rousham House, Rousham

Description: Dovecote Approximately 74 Metres East South East of Rousham House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252897

OS Grid Reference: SP4794024189
OS Grid Coordinates: 447940, 224189
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9142, -1.3044

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecote at Rousham House, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

14/241 Dovecote approx. 74m ESE of
27/08/57 Rousham House
(Formerly listed under
Rousham House, together with
Dovecote and Stables)
Dovecote. C17. Squared and coursed limestone; conical stone slate roof. Circular
plan. Stone lintel over C20 door. Hipped dormers with leaded lights; glover with
ball finial surmounts roof. Interior: stone nestings. Retains potence with
ladder. Part of the landscape gardens later laid out by William Kent between
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: SP4794024189

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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