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Herm Approximately 86 Metres North North East of Rousham Park and at North East Corner of Bowling Green

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9153 / 51°54'55"N

Longitude: -1.3054 / 1°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 447875

OS Northings: 224311

OS Grid: SP478243

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SXZ

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.B482

Plus Code: 9C3WWM8V+4V

Entry Name: Herm Approximately 86 Metres North North East of Rousham Park and at North East Corner of Bowling Green

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252871

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Herm approx. 86m NNE of
Rousham Park and at NE corner
of Bowling Green
(Formerly listed under pair
of .... and adjacent stone
terms at N end of bowling-
green and ....)
Herm. c.1733-40. Limestone. Carved head depicts Minerva, with relief carving of
owl beneath. Forms a part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)

Listing NGR: SP4787524311

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