Description: Holton Park
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
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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
Source: English Heritage
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