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Holton Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Holton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.752 / 51°45'7"N

Longitude: -1.1332 / 1°7'59"W

OS Eastings: 459934

OS Northings: 206276

OS Grid: SP599062

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z9.2BJ

Mapcode Global: VHCXX.97S8

Entry Name: Holton Park

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246629

Location: Holton, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX33

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Holton

Built-Up Area: Holton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Holton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5/109 Holton Park


Mansion, now school. 1815. Limestone ashlar; Welsh-slate roofs. Double-depth
plan with subsidiary wings. Gothick style. 2 storeys. Battlemented main block,
with octagonal corner turrets, has symmetrical 5-window front with central bay
breaking forward slightly. Entrance has crenellated porch with relief
quatrefoils and 4-centred archways to 3 sides. 12-pane sashes to ground and
first floors have stone labels. 5-window return front to right, has turretted
buttresses flanking centre bay. Rear has a symmetrical 6-window elevation,
divided 2:2:2 by triangular buttresses, and to right of it a large 2-storey
canted bay window. Service wings to left of main front have plain sashes and
shallow-pitched hipped roofs. Interior: Central stair hall has cantilevered
stone stair with wrought-iron balustrade and wreathed mahogany handrail, a
modillion cornice with guttae, and an oval domelight with key decoration around
the base and a central stained glass roundel.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.650).

Listing NGR: SP5993406276

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