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Dovecote and Attached Outbuilding Approximately 10 Metres North of South Hill House and Number 3

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornbury and Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8582 / 51°51'29"N

Longitude: -1.4809 / 1°28'51"W

OS Eastings: 435849

OS Northings: 217861

OS Grid: SP358178

Mapcode National: GBR 6TT.JDG

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.8KZC

Entry Name: Dovecote and Attached Outbuilding Approximately 10 Metres North of South Hill House and Number 3

Listing Date: 13 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252461

Location: Cornbury and Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Cornbury and Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

6/21 Dovecote and attached
outbuilding approx. 10m N of
South Hill House and No.3
(both not included)

- II

Dovecote and outbuilding. Probably late C17 or early C18, Coursed limestone
rubble with stone slate roof and dovecote of squared and coursed limestone with
stone dressings and pyramidal stone slate roof with lead finial. On 2 levels,
with one-storey outbuilding and square dovecote at the south-west end of 2
storeys over basement. South-west front of dovecote: lunette loft opening with
moulded cill. Boarded ground-floor door with wooden lintel and 3 square openings
above in large decayed stone lintel. Left-hand return front has central window
with wooden lintel and 2 boarded doors with wooden lintel (the right-hand one is
a basement door to the dovecote). Interior of dovecote: 3 tiers of nesting boxes
in walls with wooden ledges and spacers. Central wooden potence. Roof with
crossed tie-beams.

Listing NGR: SP3584917861

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

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