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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046371
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243838
Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17
Civil Parish: Adderbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Adderbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP4735 ADDERBURY THE GREEN
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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