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Bridge Approximately 500 Metres West of Sandford Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford St. Martin, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9384 / 51°56'18"N

Longitude: -1.3978 / 1°23'52"W

OS Eastings: 441496

OS Northings: 226829

OS Grid: SP414268

Mapcode National: GBR 7V9.FFD

Mapcode Global: VHBZB.QJDV

Entry Name: Bridge Approximately 500 Metres West of Sandford Park

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251985

Location: Sandford St. Martin, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Sandford St. Martin

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SANDFORD ST.MARTIN WORTON ROAD
(West side)
SP4126
Bridge approx. 500m. W of
13/169
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

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