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©  Tim Belcher

IoE Number: 250589
Location: CHINA HOUSE TO WEST OF BECKETT HALL, FARINGDON ROAD
  SHRIVENHAM, VALE OF WHITE HORSE, OXFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Tim Belcher
Date Photographed: 06 November 2007
Date listed: 21 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 21 July 1982
Grade I

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1.SHRIVENHAMFARINGDON ROADChina House toSU 2489 6/6721.7.82west of Beckett HallI

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.

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