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Swerford Park, Hook Norton

Description: Swerford Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244016

OS Grid Reference: SP3640931310
OS Grid Coordinates: 436409, 231310
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9791, -1.4713

Locality: Hook Norton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4AT

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Listing Text

5/6 Swerford Park
House. C18. Remodelled in 1824-9 by J.M. Gandy. Stucco with 2 stone stacks
on right end. Stucco removed from main front in 1984, revealing limestone
walling. Welsh slate roof stripped at time of re-survey. North front of 3-
bays and 2 storeys plus attic. Central entrance bay of Soanian character with
2 Greek Doric columns in antis supporting a balustraded balcony to the central
room on the first-floor. Side bays have tripartite sash windows. Sash
windows to first-floor and attic storey. 3-storey south elevation is noted
as having two 3-sided, 3-storeyed bay windows. Interior: Hall has pine door-
cases with eared architraves and carved friezes. Contemporary fireplace in
room to left of hall. Noted as having C18 style staircse with mahogany
handrail. Robert Snow Bolton Davis son of Samuel Davis was living in Swerford
Park in 1893.
(Buildings of England : Oxfordshire, 1974, p798).

Listing NGR: SP3640931310

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Source: English Heritage

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