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Description: Summerhouse Approximately 400 Metres North West of Sandford Park
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251984
OS Grid Reference: SP4163926890
OS Grid Coordinates: 441639, 226890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9390, -1.3957
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SANDFORD ST.MARTIN WORTON ROAD
SP4126 (West side)
13/168 Summerhouse approx. 200m NW of
of Sandford Park
Summerhouse. Late C18. Timber frame with Stonesfield-slate cladding and roof.
Oval plan. Front has a square-headed opening under a triangular wooden pediment
which has an ornamental upper cornice, a central sun burst and 3 simple finials.
The roof forms a shallow oval pyramid. Interior; the walls are of exposed
studding and the room is furnished with a contemporary curved bench with an
openwork back of interlacing serpentine bars. A lakeside feature in the gardens
of Sandford Park.
(Sandford Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.75i; "Sandford Park, 0xfordshire", Country
Life, May 11, 1940).
Listing NGR: SP4163926890
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Source: English Heritage
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