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Cowhouse Approximately 410 Metres South of Rousham Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9107 / 51°54'38"N

Longitude: -1.3055 / 1°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 447868

OS Northings: 223802

OS Grid: SP478238

Mapcode National: GBR 7VT.0RZ

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.B75L

Entry Name: Cowhouse Approximately 410 Metres South of Rousham Park

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252869

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

4/213 Cowhouse approx. 410m S of
27/08/57 Rousham House
(Formerly listed as Stable in
Park to south of house)
Cowhouse. Built c.1733-40 by William Kent. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings; gabled stone slate roof with ashlar dressings; gabled stone slate
roof with concrete tiles to rear; stone coping with onion finials to left.
2-unit plan. One-storey. Semi-circular archway to centre of front. Round window
above similar archway in left gable. Timber lintel over doorway with brick
quoins to rear. Gabled projection to right gable: segmental-arched entry and
stone-coped gable with ball finial. Significant as an early example of the
"ferme ornee".
(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: SP4786823802

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