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Dovecote, Approximately 75 Metres South East of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Garsington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.713 / 51°42'46"N

Longitude: -1.1577 / 1°9'27"W

OS Eastings: 458290

OS Northings: 201925

OS Grid: SP582019

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZN.G47

Mapcode Global: VHCY2.W6BM

Plus Code: 9C3WPR7R+6W

Entry Name: Dovecote, Approximately 75 Metres South East of Manor House

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246446

ID on this website: 101284896

Location: Garsington, South Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Garsington

Built-Up Area: Garsington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Garsington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(West side)
11/58 Dovecote, approx 75 metres
18/07/63 south-east of Manor House
- II

Dovecote. 1714 on rear of door lintel. Limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings; old plain-tile roof. Square plan. Walls have plinth and are
quartered with flush ashlar quoining and banding; old plank door on west with
one-piece stone segmental-arched heady 2-light stone-mullioned openings at
high level on north and south. "I W" inscribed on quoin in south wall.
Pyramid roof with square wooden pyramid-roofed glover. Interior: Roof has one
row of purlins, ashlar-pieces to the rafters and a suspended octagonal ring-
beam bracketted from the principals. Intersecting beams at half-height have
central hole for potence-shaft. Walls are lined with stone nesting boxes.
Built for a member of the Wickham family.
(V.C.H. Oxfordshire, , p.136: Buildings of England, Oxfordshire, p.612)

Listing NGR: SP5829101925

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