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Gas House Approximately 100 Metres North Pf Ditchley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Spelsbury, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434125

Location: Spelsbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Spelsbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Spelsbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

18/171 Gas House approx. 100m N of
Ditchley House


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
Grade II*)

Listing NGR: SP3901921304

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

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