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Sandford Park

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9373 / 51°56'14"N

Longitude: -1.3908 / 1°23'26"W

OS Eastings: 441975

OS Northings: 226707

OS Grid: SP419267

Mapcode National: GBR 7V9.H64

Mapcode Global: VHBZB.VK2Q

Entry Name: Sandford Park

Listing Date: 27 August 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251977

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
Sandford Park
13/164
27/08/56
II*
GV

Small country house. c.1700, possibly for Gerard Croker. Re-modelled and
enlarged late C18. Marlstone ashlar with limestone dressings; limestone ashlar;
Welsh-slate roofs with ashlar stacks. Double-depth plan extended to triple-depth
plan. 2 storeys plus attic and 3 storeys. 5-window marlstone front, with
chamfered rusticated quoins, cornice and balustraded parapet with ball finials,
breaks forward in the centre bay below a small triangular pediment contain an
architraved oculus, and has a segmental-arched window with double-stepped
keyblock above a C20 stone doorcase; outer bays have 12-pane sashes in stone
architraves with angle rolls; keyblocks at ground floor are linked to a storey
band. Left return wall has an attic storey above the returned cornice. Late C18
limestone 3-window garden front is of 3 storeys with a higher cornice and has
large Venetian windows flanking the central doorway, which has an Ionic porch
and an ornamental fanlight; 16-pane sashes at first floor and 12-pane above.
Right return wall is altered and irregular but retains one early sash with wide
glazing bars; it links with the stable court (q.v.). Interior: deep stair hall,
with curved cantilevered late C18 stone stair with cast-iron balustrade, now
opens to a fielded-panelled room with early C18 marble fireplace. Double-depth
library with fielded panelling and dentil cornice is formed from 2 early C18
rooms and retains one marble fireplace. Late C18 rooms to rear have introduced
contemporary fireplaces and mahogany panelled doors.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.173; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.751).


Listing NGR: SP4197526707

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