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Stables and Attached Walls Attached to and South East of Rousham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9141 / 51°54'50"N

Longitude: -1.3054 / 1°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 447875

OS Northings: 224178

OS Grid: SP478241

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SYF

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.B48Z

Entry Name: Stables and Attached Walls Attached to and South East of Rousham House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252862

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

14/206 Stables and attached walls
27/08/57 attached to and SE of Rousham
(Formerly listed under
Rousham House, together with
Dovecote and Stables)
Stables. c.1738, probably by William Kent. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
quoins and dressings; gabled Welsh slate roof; moulded ashlar ridge stacks. 2
storeys; symmetrical 12-window range. Pedimented centre has semi-circular arches
to tall central carriageway and flanking doorways with C19 beaded double-leaf
doors; 3-pane sashes flank apron above. Gibbs surrounds and overlights with
thick glazing bars to stable doors. Stone lintels over 6-pane sashes with thick
glazing bars to left of centre and mid/late C19 six-pane sashes to right; 3-pane
sashes with thick glazing bars on first floor. To rear is similar elevation with
C18 two-light leaded casements on first floor and jib-crane to loft door.
Ogee-domed cupola. Interior: 3-bay quadripartite vaulting to carriageway. Fine
stalls with ball finials to stabling and looseboxes; panelled doors. Partial
inspection only. Subsidiary features: limestone rubble walls with moulded coping
enclose yard to left and is joined to Rousham House (q.v.).
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p748)

Listing NGR: SP4787524178

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