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Entrance Arch Approximately 60 Metres West of Adderbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0171 / 52°1'1"N

Longitude: -1.3083 / 1°18'30"W

OS Eastings: 447562

OS Northings: 235628

OS Grid: SP475356

Mapcode National: GBR 7TG.D1R

Mapcode Global: VHCWG.8KPL

Entry Name: Entrance Arch Approximately 60 Metres West of Adderbury House

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243838

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Adderbury

Built-Up Area: Adderbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adderbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(East side)
Adderbury East
7/115 Entrance arch approx. 60m W of
08/12/55 Adderbury House
(Formerly listed as Adderbury
House with outbuildings and

Entrance arch. c.1770. Possibly by Sir William Chambers for Duke of Buccleuch.
Ironstone ashlar. Classical style. Semi-circular arch is flanked by tall Tuscan
pilasters with pronounced entasis rising to an entablature with a central blank
panel and supporting a triangular pediment. Both faces are similar except that
the west face has three-quarter-round pilasters and has a deeper overhang to the
pediment. The archway formed the principal entrance to the forecourt of
Adderbury House (q.v.) and appears to relate to the later work of the Stable
Court (q.v.) which may be by Chambers,
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp416-418; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, pp7-9;
Country Life 1949, Vol 105, pp30-32)

Listing NGR: SP4756235628

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