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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048686
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250844
Location: Buckland, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7
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
SU39NW BUCKLAND Home Farm, dovecote
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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