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Dovecote Approximately 220 Metres South East of Northbrook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirtlington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8944 / 51°53'40"N

Longitude: -1.2834 / 1°17'0"W

OS Eastings: 449407

OS Northings: 222008

OS Grid: SP494220

Mapcode National: GBR 7W1.0D1

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.PNW2

Plus Code: 9C3WVPV8+QJ

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 220 Metres South East of Northbrook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243453

Location: Kirtlington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Kirtlington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kirtlington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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4/68 Dovecote approx. 220m. SE of
Northbrook Farmhouse


Dovecote, now sheltershed. Late C17/early C18. Chequer brick with flared
headers; Welsh-slate roof. Rectangular plan. Walls have 4-course rusticated
quoins and a projecting brick band. Front has a small central doorway with a
heavy frame below a gauged flat arch incorporating a keystone carved with
acanthus. Ends have small openings at high level. Inserted openings to rear and
in right end. Hipped roof. Interior: 2 square chambers lined with brick nesting
boxes; door opens into recess in central cross wall. Northbrook was the site of
the C16/C17 mansion of the Dashwood family, demolished 1750.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.220; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.678).

Listing NGR: SP4940722008

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