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Latitude: 51.9146 / 51°54'52"N
Longitude: -1.3033 / 1°18'11"W
OS Eastings: 448018
OS Northings: 224236
OS Grid: SP480242
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.TKM
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.C4CL
Entry Name: Garden Seat Next to River Cherwell, and Garden Walls, Doorways and Gateway to East of Rousham Park
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 29 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1199448
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252896
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
14/240, 4/240 Garden Seat next to River
27/08/57 Cherwell, and garden walls,
doorways and gateway to E of
(Formerly listed under.....
Garden wall with wrought-iron
gate to north of house)
Garden seat. c.1733-40. By William Kent. Limestone ashlar and rubble, set
against garden wall with six half-columns in recesses. Limestone rubble wall of
approximately 30 metres attached to 3 kitchen garden walls, dating from late C17
to early C19. Of coursed limestone and approximately 30 x 40 metres to
north-east. Similar wall with inner wall of Flemish bond brick with flared
headers, approximately 100 x 55 metres, to west: semi-circular stone arch over
mid C18 wrought-iron gateway to west and C17 pointed chamfered doorway to east.
Similar C17 square-headed doorway to churchyard in walls approximately 30 x 90
metres and with Dovecote (q.v.) to south-west. 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: SP4801824236
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