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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251985
Location: Sandford St. Martin, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
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
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
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