This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings