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Buscot Park: East Pavilion with Attached Terrace Walls and Gatepier

A Grade II Listed Building in Buscot, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6695 / 51°40'10"N

Longitude: -1.6493 / 1°38'57"W

OS Eastings: 424346

OS Northings: 196809

OS Grid: SU243968

Mapcode National: GBR 5VL.9TQ

Mapcode Global: VHC0K.C9DG

Entry Name: Buscot Park: East Pavilion with Attached Terrace Walls and Gatepier

Listing Date: 10 November 1952

Last Amended: 23 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251483

Location: Buscot, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Buscot

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Buscot

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/09/2012


Buscot Park, east pavilion with attached terrace walls and gatepier.

(Formerly listed as Buscot Park, east pavilion with attached tonne walls and gatepier)

(Formerly listed with Buscot Park)


Pavilion (part of country house). Circa 1935 by Geddes Hyslop for 2nd Baron
Faringdon. Limestone ashlar. 7-bay range running parallel with main axis
of mansion (q.v.) has both ends porticoed with 4 Tuscan Doric columns in
antis and roundels in pediments. Longer side breaks forward in the wider
middle bay which contains an open archway below a triangular pediment. Roof
has a central cupola. Barrel-vaulted passage is decorated with frescoes of
a Socialist theme by Lord Hastings. Stone retaining walls punctuated by low
piers with vases and by flights of steps extend along the east side of the
north terrace, and to south ramp up to a raised balustrade adjoining the
panelled northern pier of the south-east gateway to the forecourt. The
walls form part of an elaborate formal landscape scheme surrounding the
mansion. (q.v. also west pavilion and south screen.) (Country Life, 18,
25 May 1940; National Trust Guidebook to Buscot Park).

Listing NGR: SU2434696809

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