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Palladian Gateway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.916 / 51°54'57"N

Longitude: -1.309 / 1°18'32"W

OS Eastings: 447624

OS Northings: 224390

OS Grid: SP476243

Mapcode National: GBR 7VL.ZV4

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.83BJ

Entry Name: Palladian Gateway

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252879

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
SP4724
14/223 Palladian Gateway
27/08/57 (Formerly listed under
Stable and gateway and two
stone urns on pedestals
adjoining)
GV II*
Gateway. c.1733-40 by William Kent. Limestone ashlar with chamfered rustication.
Pedimented Palladian-style gateway with 6-panelled door is flanked by ramped
walls with marble statues in niches. Visitors entered the gardens through this
gateway. Forms a part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent
c.1733-40.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)


Listing NGR: SP4762424390

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