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Dovecote Approximately 130 Metres South East of Chastleton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chastleton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9588 / 51°57'31"N

Longitude: -1.6387 / 1°38'19"W

OS Eastings: 424926

OS Northings: 228989

OS Grid: SP249289

Mapcode National: GBR 5R4.0KB

Mapcode Global: VHBZ6.K125

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 130 Metres South East of Chastleton House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 15 May 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253914

Location: Chastleton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL56

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chastleton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Compton, Chastleton, Cornwell, Little Rollright and Salford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHASTLETON
SP22NW
3/25 Dovecote approx. l30m SE of
Chastleton House
27.8.57 (Formerly listed as Dovecote
at Chastleton House)

GV II*

Dovecote. Dated 1762 for Thomas Fothergill. Regularly coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings, piers and alternating angle quoins carried up to gables;
stone slate roof with coped verges and carved apexes. Square plan with 4 gables
supported on segmental arches with voussoirs, projecting keystones and plain
impost bands. Rounded to apex of each gable, blind to north-east and south-west
sides and lead water spouts to corners. Open octagonal cupola to centre has lead
cap with ball finial. Inscription "THOMAS/FOTHERGILL/Esq./JUNE EY 2/1762 on
keystone of north-west arch. Interior. Loft supported on plain beam and joists
has trap door, pigeon nesting holes and ledges. Double butt-purlin roof in 2
bays has central truss with V-struts from tie beam to principal rafters.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p533)
[2466]


Listing NGR: SP2492628989

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