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Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres West of Culham Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Culham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6505 / 51°39'1"N

Longitude: -1.2774 / 1°16'38"W

OS Eastings: 450086

OS Northings: 194882

OS Grid: SU500948

Mapcode National: GBR 7YY.FVS

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.TS02

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres West of Culham Manor

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248824

Location: Culham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Culham

Built-Up Area: Culham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Culham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5094 (South side)
12/3918/07/65 Dovecote approx. 75m. W of
Culham Manor
(Formerly listed as dovecote
60 yards W of Culham Manor)

_ II*

Dovecote. Datestone, above door, inscribed "C.B,1685". Built for Sir Cecil
Bisshopp (or Bishop). Coursed stone rubble plinth with brick coping; coursed
stone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof; 2 timber-framed glovers
with gabled old plain-tile roofs on ridge, to left and right of centre,
Rectangular 2-cell plan. 2-storey, 2 bay range. Central plank door with brick
surround and brick hood mould. Brick string course below eaves. 2 openings to
central cross-gable, and to opposing cross-gable to rear. Segmental-arched
opening to each end. Interior: complex timber-framed roof structure. 2 cells
lined with 3,329 brick nesting boxes. Reputed to be the second largest dovecote
in England.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.29; Country Life, Vol.108, 1950, July 14th,

Listing NGR: SU5008694882

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