British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Bridge Approximately 500 Metres West of Sandford Park, Sandford St Martin

Description: Bridge Approximately 500 Metres West of Sandford Park

Grade: II
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

Location: Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire OX7 7AJ

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Sandford St Martin, Oxfordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(West side)
Bridge approx. 500m. W of
Sandford Park

- II
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

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.