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Latitude: 51.9507 / 51°57'2"N
Longitude: -1.3916 / 1°23'29"W
OS Eastings: 441912
OS Northings: 228195
OS Grid: SP419281
Mapcode National: GBR 7V3.P0G
Mapcode Global: VHBZB.T7PF
Entry Name: Upper Close
Listing Date: 18 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251936
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 LEDWELL
6/126 Upper Close
House. Early C18, extended C20. Marlstone ashlar and some limestone rubble;
concrete plain-tile roof with rebuilt stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
Earlier section has a 4-window ashlar front with plinth, storey band and
segmental arches at ground floor. Doorway, to right of centre, has a flight of
stone steps, and the 3 ground-floor windows have tall cross casements with
leaded lights. The window above the doorway is blocked; the remainder have
2-light leaded casements. C20 extensions to right. Rubble rear wall has been
altered but retains some segmental arches and one leaded casement. Roof dormers
to rear. Interior: large open fireplace with timber bressumer. Rear of window
frames has ogee moulding. Probably part of Ledwell Park, re-built early C18 for
the Earl of Deloraine and demolished c.1800.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.173).
Listing NGR: SP4191228195
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