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Dovecote Approximately 130 Metres South East of Chastleton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chastleton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9588 / 51°57'31"N

Longitude: -1.6387 / 1°38'19"W

OS Eastings: 424926

OS Northings: 228989

OS Grid: SP249289

Mapcode National: GBR 5R4.0KB

Mapcode Global: VHBZ6.K125

Plus Code: 9C3WX956+GG

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 130 Metres South East of Chastleton House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 15 May 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253914

Location: Chastleton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL56

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chastleton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Compton, Chastleton, Cornwell, Little Rollright and Salford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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3/25 Dovecote approx. l30m SE of
Chastleton House
27.8.57 (Formerly listed as Dovecote
at Chastleton House)


Dovecote. Dated 1762 for Thomas Fothergill. Regularly coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings, piers and alternating angle quoins carried up to gables;
stone slate roof with coped verges and carved apexes. Square plan with 4 gables
supported on segmental arches with voussoirs, projecting keystones and plain
impost bands. Rounded to apex of each gable, blind to north-east and south-west
sides and lead water spouts to corners. Open octagonal cupola to centre has lead
cap with ball finial. Inscription "THOMAS/FOTHERGILL/Esq./JUNE EY 2/1762 on
keystone of north-west arch. Interior. Loft supported on plain beam and joists
has trap door, pigeon nesting holes and ledges. Double butt-purlin roof in 2
bays has central truss with V-struts from tie beam to principal rafters.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p533)

Listing NGR: SP2492628989

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