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Upper Close, Sandford St Martin

Description: Upper Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251936

OS Grid Reference: SP4191228195
OS Grid Coordinates: 441912, 228195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9507, -1.3916

Location: Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire OX7 7AN

Locality: Sandford St Martin
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 7AN

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Listing Text

6/126 Upper Close


House. Early C18, extended C20. Marlstone ashlar and some limestone rubble;
concrete plain-tile roof with rebuilt stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
Earlier section has a 4-window ashlar front with plinth, storey band and
segmental arches at ground floor. Doorway, to right of centre, has a flight of
stone steps, and the 3 ground-floor windows have tall cross casements with
leaded lights. The window above the doorway is blocked; the remainder have
2-light leaded casements. C20 extensions to right. Rubble rear wall has been
altered but retains some segmental arches and one leaded casement. Roof dormers
to rear. Interior: large open fireplace with timber bressumer. Rear of window
frames has ogee moulding. Probably part of Ledwell Park, re-built early C18 for
the Earl of Deloraine and demolished c.1800.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.173).

Listing NGR: SP4191228195

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Source: English Heritage

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