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Summerhouse at North End of Lake, Faringdon Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6632 / 51°39'47"N

Longitude: -1.5926 / 1°35'33"W

OS Eastings: 428274

OS Northings: 196121

OS Grid: SU282961

Mapcode National: GBR 5VP.L61

Mapcode Global: VHC0L.BGXC

Entry Name: Summerhouse at North End of Lake, Faringdon Park

Listing Date: 10 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249472

Location: Great Faringdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Great Faringdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Faringdon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 29 NE

1/10 Summerhouse at north end
of lake, Faringdon Park


c.1840 picturesque summerhouse built over outflow from lake above C19 grotto
garden. Timber framing and red brick, one storey with fish-scale tiled roof and
iron ornamental cresting. Lakeside gable projected out as porch on twisted wood
columns. Ornamental barge-boards and finial. Door in reeded wood frame with
grotesque heads at angles and as keystone. Carved panel above. 2-light Gothic
windows each side with carved heads at angles. North side, brick base with
balcony projected over cascade. Turned balusters. Half-glazed door in similar
frame to south door. Roof projected over balcony carried on timber arched
braces. Ornamental barge-boards.

Listing NGR: SU2827496121

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