This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SP52SW MIDDLETON STONEY
5/111 Middleton Park 26/11/51
Country house, now flats. 1938 by Sir Edwin and Robert Lutyens for the 9th Earl of Jersey. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof with rubble stacks. Double-depth plan. Georgian style. 2 storeys plus attics. 11- by 7-window house has 3 symmetrical fronts, all with recessed centres (of 5 and 3 bays), containing very tall shuttered sashes, and has hipped dormered roofs rising above a stone cornice; north front has a low central linking section containing the pedimented main entrance and flanking doorways; south front has a central doorcase of the "Delhi" order. (q.v. subsidiary ranges). Interior: principal original interiors survive throughout except for the drawing room, which has been reduced in size, and Lady Jersey's onyx bathroom which has been slightly altered and the fittings removed. The last great country house to be built in England.
(A.S.G. Butler, The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens, Vol.V, 1951; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, pp.703-4; Country Life, July 5th and 12th 1946, pp.28-31 and 74-77).
Listing NGR: SP5249223237
© Mr Chris Tresise. Source: Historic England Archive
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Ashlar, Limestone, Tile, 20th Century Counting House, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Apartment