Description: Bridge Approximately 500 Metres West of Sandford Park
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251985
OS Grid Reference: SP4149626829
OS Grid Coordinates: 441496, 226829
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9384, -1.3978
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SANDFORD ST.MARTIN WORTON ROAD
Bridge approx. 500m. W of
Bridge. Early/mid C18. West face: coursed limestone rubble with marlstone-ashlar
dressings: east facet marlstone with limestone-ashlar dressings. Baroque style.
A row of 7 graduated semi-circular arches with ashlar voussoirs and
double-stepped radiating keyblocks, the principal keyblocks linked to a stepped
ashlar band. The wide central span has 4 subsidiary keyblocks; the other arches
have 2. The east face is partly ruinous. There is no parapet and the turf
roadway rises towards the centre of the bridge which spans approx. 70m. across
the largest of the lakes in Sandford Park, Sandford Park is included in the HBMC
County Register of Gardens at Grade II.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. XI, p.173; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.751;
Sandford Park, Oxfordshire", Country Life, May 11, 1940).
Listing NGR: SP4149626829
Source: English Heritage
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