History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Dovecote Approximately 74 Metres East South East of Rousham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9142 / 51°54'51"N

Longitude: -1.3044 / 1°18'15"W

OS Eastings: 447940

OS Northings: 224189

OS Grid: SP479241

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.T7G

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.B4RX

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 74 Metres East South East of Rousham House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252897

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

Find accommodation in
Steeple Aston

Listing Text

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
SP4724
14/241 Dovecote approx. 74m ESE of
27/08/57 Rousham House
(Formerly listed under
Rousham House, together with
Dovecote and Stables)
GV II*
Dovecote. C17. Squared and coursed limestone; conical stone slate roof. Circular
plan. Stone lintel over C20 door. Hipped dormers with leaded lights; glover with
ball finial surmounts roof. Interior: stone nestings. Retains potence with
ladder. Part of the landscape gardens later laid out by William Kent between
1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p746)


Listing NGR: SP4794024189

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.