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Latitude: 51.8048 / 51°48'17"N
Longitude: -1.253 / 1°15'10"W
OS Eastings: 451602
OS Northings: 212055
OS Grid: SP516120
Mapcode National: GBR 8YC.VCS
Mapcode Global: VHCXG.7WGV
Entry Name: South Pavilion and Attached Walls Approximately 40 Metres East of the Manorhouse
Listing Date: 7 December 1966
Last Amended: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1369721
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243286
Location: Gosford and Water Eaton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX2
Civil Parish: Gosford and Water Eaton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Kidlington with Hampton Poyle
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
GOSFORD AND WATER EATON WATER EATON
6/49 South pavilion and attached
07/12/66 walls approx. 40m. E of the
(Formerly listed as Manor
House, detached wings with
wall and gatepieces (sic)
Pavilion or guesthouse and walls. Early C17, Coursed squared limestone with
ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roof with rebuilt stone gable stack. Single
range, 2 storeys plus attic. Gable end facing court has a chamfered
depressed-arched stone doorway, with an old plank door, and a square-headed
doorway with hollow-chamfered surround and label; above are 2 small stair
windows and, in the gable, a 4-light mullioned window below a sundial. Side
facing away from the Manorhouse (q.v.) has two 3-light windows at first floor,
and two 2-light windows at ground floor. Side facing house has three 3-light
windows at first floor and inserted windows below in similar style. Outer gable
wall has a chimney projection with moulded offsets. All windows have
hollow-chamfered mullioned, labels and leaded glazing. Gable parapets have
projecting moulded kneelers and obelisk finials. Interior not inspected. Wall
extending towards house is approximately 2 metres high with a tapering rubble
coping; the return to the south end of the house is a remnant of the front wall
of a demolished section incorporating the base of a canted bay window. Wall
extending to gatepier (q.v.) is approximately 1.5 metres high and has lost its
coping. Wall extending southwards for approximately 50 metres, forming part of
the walled kitchen garden, is approximately 2.5 metres high with a tiled coping.
One of a fine group of buildings.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.825; H. Avray Tipping, "Water Eaton Manor,
Oxfordshire", Country Life, Nov. 9th 1907, pp.666-74; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire,
Vol.12 (to be published)).
Listing NGR: SP5160212055
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