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Latitude: 51.9524 / 51°57'8"N
Longitude: -1.3371 / 1°20'13"W
OS Eastings: 445654
OS Northings: 228423
OS Grid: SP456284
Mapcode National: GBR 7V5.JRZ
Mapcode Global: VHCWT.R6Z3
Plus Code: 9C3WXM27+X5
Entry Name: Manor House Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres South West
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Last Amended: 5 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046308
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243984
Location: Duns Tew, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Duns Tew
Built-Up Area: Duns Tew
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Duns Tew
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP4528 DUNS TEW
9/257 Manor House: dovecote approx.
18/12/55 60m SW
(Formerly listed as Dovecote
near entrance gate and approx.
65 yds SW of Manor House)
Dovecote. C16/C17. Limestone rubble with some ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof.
Circular plan. 2 storeys. Entrance has a Tudor-arched chamfered stone surround
set below a pointed rubble relieving arch; the ancient plank door has a heavy
chamfered frame. Conical roof has 2 gabled dormers, and bears a wrought-iron
weathervane. Interior: walls are lined with stone nesting boxes; renewed first
floor is supported on a massive circular rubble pier; C18/C19 roof structure;
shaft and support for a revolving ladder.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p591; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p213)
Listing NGR: SP4565428423
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