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Buscot Park: Southern Screen with Attached Terrace Walls and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Buscot, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6688 / 51°40'7"N

Longitude: -1.6508 / 1°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 424249

OS Northings: 196726

OS Grid: SU242967

Mapcode National: GBR 5VL.9H0

Mapcode Global: VHC0K.BBN1

Entry Name: Buscot Park: Southern Screen with Attached Terrace Walls and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 23 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251484

Location: Buscot, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Buscot

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Buscot

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/09/2012


SU29NW
1/106


BUSCOT
Buscot Park, southern screen with attached
terrace walls and gate piers


GV
II

Screen, walls and piers. Circa 1935 by Geddes Hyslop for 2nd Baron
Faringdon. Wrought iron and limestone ashlar. Wrought-iron screen, placed
across main axis of mansion (q.v.), is in 3 sections separated by taller
ornamented standards and is flanked by tall ashlar piers with ball finials.
Stone balustrades return around the ends of the main terrace and link to the
plain retaining walls of the lower terraces which extend to the panelled
southern piers of the south-east and south-west entrances to the forecourt,
where they ramp up to raised balustrades. Part of an elaborate formal
landscape scheme surrounding the mansion. (q.v. also east and west
pavilions and walls.)


Listing NGR: SU2424996726

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