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Latitude: 51.8889 / 51°53'20"N
Longitude: -1.4344 / 1°26'3"W
OS Eastings: 439019
OS Northings: 221304
OS Grid: SP390213
Mapcode National: GBR 6TH.J56
Mapcode Global: VHBZJ.3S09
Entry Name: Gas House Approximately 100 Metres North Pf Ditchley House
Listing Date: 30 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434125
Location: Spelsbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Spelsbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Spelsbury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SPELSBURY DITCHLEY PARK
18/171 Gas House approx. 100m N of
Gas house, now electricity substation; probably formerly a menagerie. Circa
1745, probably altered C19. Limestone ashlar; Welsh-slate roof. Octagonal plan.
Single-storey building, designed as a garden feature, has 4 stone doorways with
moulded architraves and entablatures with pulvinated friezes; alternate sides
have small arched windows. Shallow-pitched roof rises from a moulded stone
cornice and has a wooden louvred lantern. Interior not inspected.
(Ditchley Park is included in the English Heritage Historic Gardens Register at
Listing NGR: SP3901921304
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