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China House to West of Beckett Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6004 / 51°36'1"N

Longitude: -1.6462 / 1°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 424601

OS Northings: 189120

OS Grid: SU246891

Mapcode National: GBR 5WC.QLT

Mapcode Global: VHC0Y.F12G

Entry Name: China House to West of Beckett Hall

Listing Date: 21 July 1982

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250589

Location: Shrivenham, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Shrivenham

Built-Up Area: Shrivenham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shrivenham with Watchfield and Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

China House to
SU 2489 6/67 21.7.82 west of Beckett Hall


Circa 1635-55 stone pavilion, possibly a fishing lodge, built either for Sir Henry
Marten or possibly Sir George Pratt of Coleshill who is said to have owned Beckett
Hall c1650-5. Traditionally attributed to Inigo Jones. Square plan, fine ashlar
stone set on wider rubble stone square base. Wide shallow pitched pyramid roof,
slated with 7 foot deep eaves protecting terrace, probably early C19. Copper finial.
Each face has 2 windows flanking central door. Cross-mullioned windows. Fine moulded
architraves with pulvinated frieze and flat cornices, the doorcases slightly more
elaborate with additional moulding to architrave giving very slight projection.

Listing NGR: SU2460189120

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