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Summer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.856 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -1.5973 / 1°35'50"W

OS Eastings: 427829

OS Northings: 217571

OS Grid: SP278175

Mapcode National: GBR 5SB.QYP

Mapcode Global: VHBZM.8MD0

Entry Name: Summer House

Listing Date: 19 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251783

Location: Shipton-under-Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Built-Up Area: Shipton under Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 2617-2717
(east side)
- Summer House
Summer house and garden pavilion, circa 1903-06. Perkins and Bulmer architects.
Rubble with Cotswold stone roof, lead gutter with embossed decoration. Cross-plan
and gabled in Cotswold manner; mullion windows. Coped verges with kneelers and
finials. South gable has loggia with chamfered antae and block caps over which is a
stepped panel; side entrances Tudor-arched. North and south fronts have Tudor
arched doorway and flanking 2-light hollow-chamfer mullion windows.
Interior rather like a billiard room: large fireplace recess with benching and
sidelights; windows have heraldic C20 roundels. Most of the woodwork and metalwork
is well-wrought in the Art Nouveau tradition. Until recently used as a Roman
Catholic Chapel.
Important setting at the head of formal water garden of Shipton Court (qv).

Listing NGR: SP2782917571

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