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Dovecote Approximately 100 Metres North West of Ascott Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stadhampton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6797 / 51°40'47"N

Longitude: -1.1177 / 1°7'3"W

OS Eastings: 461101

OS Northings: 198254

OS Grid: SU611982

Mapcode National: GBR B1F.L80

Mapcode Global: VHCY9.K1ZM

Plus Code: 9C3WMVHJ+VW

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 100 Metres North West of Ascott Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248355

Location: Ascott Park, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Stadhampton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Milton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description


STADHAMPTON B480
SU69NW (South side)
Ascott
6/114 Dovecote approx. 100m. NW of
18/07/63 Ascott Park Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Ascott
House Dovecote and Workshop
Pavilion)

GV II*

Dovecote. C16. Red brick with some vitrified headers; old plain-tile roof.
Octagonal plan. Single storey. Walls have a corbel table of moulded bricks
forming trefoiled arches; grey vitrified headers form patterns of horizontal
zig-zag, diaper and Flemish-bond chequer on wall surfaces below. Doorway and
3-light casement are later insertions. Roof has 4 small dormer openings and a
low central glover. Interior: circular plan. Walls have tiers of nesting boxes.
Roof has butt purlins and is probably largely original. Formed part of the
formal gardens of Ascott Park.
(Ascott Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II;
V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p.121; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.776;
F. Woodward: Oxfordshire Parks, 1982).


Listing NGR: SU6110198254

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