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Latitude: 52.0705 / 52°4'13"N
Longitude: -1.3962 / 1°23'46"W
OS Eastings: 441483
OS Northings: 241515
OS Grid: SP414415
Mapcode National: GBR 7SR.1V4
Mapcode Global: VHBYR.R773
Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres South West of Wroxton College
Listing Date: 20 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046772
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244761
Location: Wroxton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Wroxton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wroxton with Balscote
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WROXTON DARK LANE
10/204 Dovecote approx. 200m SW of
Dovecote/eye-catcher. Built 1745, restored C20. Designed by Sanderson Miller who
was responsible for landscaping the park at this time. Ironstone ashlar.
Crenellated parapet renewed in C20. Polygonal plan. 2 stages. Gothic style.
2-centred arched headed doorway with plank door. Loop windows, some blocked.
Band. Weather-vane of banner-type. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p863; Wroxton Abbey Guidebook,
published by Wroxton College, l982, p10 and 13)
Listing NGR: SP4148341515
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