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Home Farm Dovecote

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buckland, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6681 / 51°40'5"N

Longitude: -1.5089 / 1°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 434063

OS Northings: 196708

OS Grid: SU340967

Mapcode National: GBR 6X3.9BV

Mapcode Global: VHC0M.SBPK

Entry Name: Home Farm Dovecote

Listing Date: 15 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250844

Location: Buckland, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Buckland

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Gainfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU39NW BUCKLAND Home Farm, dovecote

1061-0/2/16
15/1/86 II*

Dovecote. Circa 1755-7, possibly by Richard Woods or by John Wood the younger, for Sir Robert Throckmorton of Buckland House [qv]. Squared and coursed limestone, ashlar quoins and rusticated dressings. Stone tile hipped roof. Octagonal on plan. Gothick style. Each side has a pointed blind arch, the NE side has doorway inset with cambered brick arch and plank door. Above, blind quatrefoils alternating with blind loops. Rusticated bands at storey level and at eaves and rusticated plinth. Small octagonal lantern with arcaded sides and stone tile roof with ball finial. INTERIOR: Walls are lined in red brick with nesting boxes in chequer pattern with brick ledges. Potence strengthened by diagonal braces.

Listing NGR: SU3406396708

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