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Swerford Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9791 / 51°58'44"N

Longitude: -1.4713 / 1°28'16"W

OS Eastings: 436409

OS Northings: 231310

OS Grid: SP364313

Mapcode National: GBR 6S9.T0M

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.GJ16

Entry Name: Swerford Park

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244016

Location: Hook Norton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Hook Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5/6 Swerford Park
House. C18. Remodelled in 1824-9 by J.M. Gandy. Stucco with 2 stone stacks
on right end. Stucco removed from main front in 1984, revealing limestone
walling. Welsh slate roof stripped at time of re-survey. North front of 3-
bays and 2 storeys plus attic. Central entrance bay of Soanian character with
2 Greek Doric columns in antis supporting a balustraded balcony to the central
room on the first-floor. Side bays have tripartite sash windows. Sash
windows to first-floor and attic storey. 3-storey south elevation is noted
as having two 3-sided, 3-storeyed bay windows. Interior: Hall has pine door-
cases with eared architraves and carved friezes. Contemporary fireplace in
room to left of hall. Noted as having C18 style staircse with mahogany
handrail. Robert Snow Bolton Davis son of Samuel Davis was living in Swerford
Park in 1893.
(Buildings of England : Oxfordshire, 1974, p798).

Listing NGR: SP3640931310

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