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Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres South West of Wroxton College

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wroxton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0705 / 52°4'13"N

Longitude: -1.3962 / 1°23'46"W

OS Eastings: 441483

OS Northings: 241515

OS Grid: SP414415

Mapcode National: GBR 7SR.1V4

Mapcode Global: VHBYR.R773

Plus Code: 9C4W3JC3+5G

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres South West of Wroxton College

Listing Date: 20 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244761

Location: Wroxton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wroxton

Built-Up Area: Wroxton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wroxton with Balscote

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(South side)
10/204 Dovecote approx. 200m SW of
Wroxton College
Dovecote/eye-catcher. Built 1745, restored C20. Designed by Sanderson Miller who
was responsible for landscaping the park at this time. Ironstone ashlar.
Crenellated parapet renewed in C20. Polygonal plan. 2 stages. Gothic style.
2-centred arched headed doorway with plank door. Loop windows, some blocked.
Band. Weather-vane of banner-type. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p863; Wroxton Abbey Guidebook,
published by Wroxton College, l982, p10 and 13)

Listing NGR: SP4148341515

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