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Gazebo About 30 Metres South East of Number 115

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8067 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -1.6359 / 1°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 425199

OS Northings: 212068

OS Grid: SP251120

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.M75

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LVJC

Plus Code: 9C3WR947+MJ

Entry Name: Gazebo About 30 Metres South East of Number 115

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419987

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP2512 (Enlargement) Gazebo about 30 m.
7/87 SE of No 115
12.9.55 (Previously listed as
"Summer House at
Symon's Close".)


Garden building. Thought to be c.1700 and attributed to Christopher
Kempster, a local quarryman who made very good in Wren's employment.
Rubble with coursed and soured dressings. 2 storeys; coped gable to
front. On 1st floor an arched recess approached by stone steps from left
(landing with arched door having quoined voussoirs). Triangular-headed
doorway in recess with label. Below landing of stairs is an unusual
masons mark . On ground floor is an octagonal window in panelled
spanels and square surround (like the Great House q.v.). Lunette window
to N return. Note: the plan is slightly skew, normally an indication of
late dating.

Listing NGR: SP2519912068

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