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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHINA HOUSE TO WEST OF BECKETT HALL

List entry Number: 1048793

Location

CHINA HOUSE TO WEST OF BECKETT HALL, FARINGDON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityShrivenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Jul-1982

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250589

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. SHRIVENHAM FARINGDON ROAD China House to SU 2489 6/67 21.7.82 west of Beckett Hall I

2. Circa 1635-55 stone pavilion, possibly a fishing lodge, built either for Sir Henry Marten or possibly Sir George Pratt of Coleshill who is said to have owned Beckett Hall c1650-5. Traditionally attributed to Inigo Jones. Square plan, fine ashlar stone set on wider rubble stone square base. Wide shallow pitched pyramid roof, slated with 7 foot deep eaves protecting terrace, probably early C19. Copper finial. Each face has 2 windows flanking central door. Cross-mullioned windows. Fine moulded architraves with pulvinated frieze and flat cornices, the doorcases slightly more elaborate with additional moulding to architrave giving very slight projection.

Listing NGR: SU2460189120

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National Grid Reference: SU 24601 89120

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