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Dovecote, Bampton

Description: Dovecote

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253355

OS Grid Reference: SP3165003242
OS Grid Coordinates: 431650, 203242
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7270, -1.5432

Location: Bushey Row, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2JX

Locality: Bampton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2JX

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Listing Text

(West side)
13/43 Dovecote
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Dovecote
immediately N of The Grey
House (New Inn Lane))

Former devecote with coach-house and stabling, converted to house C20. Late
C18/early C19, carefully altered C20. Coursed limestone rubble with stone slate
roofs. Tall centre bay, with dovecote over coach-house, is gabled on all 4 sides
and has gabled weatherboarded glover with weathervane. Front gable hashigh
boarded loft door with 4 arched dove entries, C20 single leaded light with
concrete lintel below, and double coach-house doors in depressed arch of dressed
stone, with keyblock. Flanking centre bay are C20 rainwater heads with initials
DS. To either side are lower stable wings with roofs hipped to far ends. Left
wing has 2 C20 leaded single lights and C20 stable-type door with small glazed
panel. Right wing has similar single light and C20 half-glazed door with leaded
glazing. All these openings have wooden lintels. Each wing also has a small
hipped roof dormer with single leaded casement.

Listing NGR: SP3165003242

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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