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Latitude: 51.9142 / 51°54'51"N
Longitude: -1.3044 / 1°18'15"W
OS Eastings: 447940
OS Northings: 224189
OS Grid: SP479241
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.T7G
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.B4RX
Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 74 Metres East South East of Rousham House
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 29 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052959
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252897
Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Rousham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Rousham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
14/241 Dovecote approx. 74m ESE of
27/08/57 Rousham House
(Formerly listed under
Rousham House, together with
Dovecote and Stables)
Dovecote. C17. Squared and coursed limestone; conical stone slate roof. Circular
plan. Stone lintel over C20 door. Hipped dormers with leaded lights; glover with
ball finial surmounts roof. Interior: stone nestings. Retains potence with
ladder. Part of the landscape gardens later laid out by William Kent between
1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p746)
Listing NGR: SP4794024189
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