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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
Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 220 Metres South East of Northbrook Farmhouse
Listing Date: 9 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046504
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243453
Location: Kirtlington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5
Civil Parish: Kirtlington
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Kirtlington
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP42SE KIRTLINGTON NORTHBROOK
4/68 Dovecote approx. 220m. SE of
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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