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Holton Park, Holton

Description: Holton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 246629

OS Grid Reference: SP5993406276
OS Grid Coordinates: 459934, 206276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7520, -1.1332

Location: College Close, Holton, Oxfordshire OX33 1QZ

Locality: Holton
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1QZ

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Listing Text

5/109 Holton Park


Mansion, now school. 1815. Limestone ashlar; Welsh-slate roofs. Double-depth
plan with subsidiary wings. Gothick style. 2 storeys. Battlemented main block,
with octagonal corner turrets, has symmetrical 5-window front with central bay
breaking forward slightly. Entrance has crenellated porch with relief
quatrefoils and 4-centred archways to 3 sides. 12-pane sashes to ground and
first floors have stone labels. 5-window return front to right, has turretted
buttresses flanking centre bay. Rear has a symmetrical 6-window elevation,
divided 2:2:2 by triangular buttresses, and to right of it a large 2-storey
canted bay window. Service wings to left of main front have plain sashes and
shallow-pitched hipped roofs. Interior: Central stair hall has cantilevered
stone stair with wrought-iron balustrade and wreathed mahogany handrail, a
modillion cornice with guttae, and an oval domelight with key decoration around
the base and a central stained glass roundel.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.650).

Listing NGR: SP5993406276

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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