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Latitude: 51.8052 / 51°48'18"N
Longitude: -1.2532 / 1°15'11"W
OS Eastings: 451588
OS Northings: 212099
OS Grid: SP515120
Mapcode National: GBR 8YC.V92
Mapcode Global: VHCXG.7WBJ
Entry Name: North Pavilion and Attached Walls Approximately 40 Metres North East of the Manorhouse
Listing Date: 7 December 1966
Last Amended: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046565
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243285
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
60SFORD AND WATER EATON WATER EATON
6/48 North-pavilion and attached
07/12/66 walls approx. 40m. NE of the
(Formerly listed as Manor
House, detached wings with the
wall and gatepieces (sic)
Pavilion or guesthouse and walls. Early C17. Coursed squared limestone with
ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roof with stone gable stack. Single range. 2
storeys plus attic . Gable end facing court has a chamfered depressed-arched
stone doorway, 2 small stair windows and a large 4-light stone-mullioned window
in the gable below a sundial. Side facing chapel garden has three 3-light
mullioned windows at first floor. Side facing away from the Manorhouse (q.v.)
now has large garage doors but retains three 3-light windows at first floor,
plus a single-light window and a square-headed moulded stone doorway at ground
floor. Outer gable end has further small windows, plus a projecting chimney
which may be an addition. All windows have hollow-chamfered mullions, 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, and it includes a 4-centre arched
stone doorway, with recessed spandrels, leading to the chapel (q.v.). Wall
extending to gatepier (q.v.) is approximately 1.5 metres high and has lost its
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.b66-74; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire,
Vol.12 (to be published)).
Listing NGR: SP5158812099
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