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Terraces to South, West and North of Nuneham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6787 / 51°40'43"N

Longitude: -1.2199 / 1°13'11"W

OS Eastings: 454031

OS Northings: 198059

OS Grid: SU540980

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZY.QCN

Mapcode Global: VHCY7.S2XF

Entry Name: Terraces to South, West and North of Nuneham House

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248316

Location: Nuneham Courtenay, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Nuneham Courtenay

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marsh Baldon with Toot Baldon and Nuneham Courtenay

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

12/79 Terraces to S, W and N of
Nuneham House


Terraces. 1832 by William Sawrey Gilpin for Archbishop Harcourt. Limestone
ashlar with squared coursed rubble walling. The terrace walls extend round 3
sides of the main block of Nuneham House (q.v.) with a double-tier terrace in
front of Smirke's south wing. The balustrades run between square ashlar piers
capped with stone balls, urns and baskets of fruit, and are broken by flights of
stone steps. The terraces formerly extended further to the west. Included for
group value.
(Nuneham Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.730).

Listing NGR: SU5403198059

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