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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
Entry Name: Dovecote, Approximately 75 Metres South East of Manor House
Listing Date: 18 July 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284896
English Heritage Legacy ID: 246446
Location: Garsington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44
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
SP 5801 GARSINGTON SOUTHEND
11/58 Dovecote, approx 75 metres
18/07/63 south-east of Manor House
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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