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Latitude: 51.9052 / 51°54'18"N
Longitude: -1.2384 / 1°14'18"W
OS Eastings: 452492
OS Northings: 223237
OS Grid: SP524232
Mapcode National: GBR 8X6.KQN
Mapcode Global: VHCX2.HC5T
Entry Name: Middleton Park
Listing Date: 26 November 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1232948
English Heritage Legacy ID: 408328
Location: Middleton Stoney, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Parish: Middleton Stoney
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Middleton Stoney
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP52SW MIDDLETON STONEY
5/111 Middleton Park
Country house, now flats. 1938 by Sir Edwin and Robert Lutyens for the 9th Earl
of Jersey. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof with
rubble stacks. Double-depth plan. Georgian style. 2 storeys plus attics. 11- by
7-window house has 3 symmetrical fronts, all with recessed centres (of 5 and 3
bays), containing very tall shuttered sashes, and has hipped dormered roofs
rising above a stone cornice; north front has a low central linking section
containing the pedimented main entrance and flanking doorways; south front has a
central doorcase of the "Delhi" order. (q.v. subsidiary ranges). Interior:
principal original interiors survive throughout except for the drawing room,
which has been reduced in size, and Lady Jersey's onyx bathroom which has been
slightly altered and the fittings removed. The last great country house to be
built in England.
(A.S.G. Butler, The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens, Vol.V, 1951; Buildings of
England: Oxfordshire, pp.703-4; Country Life, July 5th and 12th 1946, pp.28-31
Listing NGR: SP5249223237
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