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PARK CLOSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PARK CLOSE

List entry Number: 1046169

Location

PARK CLOSE, LITTLE BRIDGE ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bloxham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 244261

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BLOXHAM LITTLE BRIDGE ROAD SP4235 (West side) 9/157 Park Close 08/12/55

GV II

House. C17 origin with C18 and C19 alterations. Garden front: Ironstone approaching ashlar. Steeply pitched C20 tile roof. 3 stone stacks on stone bases to ends and ridge. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic; 5-window range. Two C20 bay windows flank Tuscan stone porch c.1800, Five 3-light casements to first floor have wooden lintels and stone relieving arches. 4 gabled attic dormers of 1890. Rear: 2 storey staircase-projections; 2-light stone mullioned windows, some with hood moulds and label stops; wooden mullioned and transomed windows. Walls to front and rear appear to have been heightened probably during C19 remodelling. Park Close is the Headmaster's House, Bloxham School. Interior not inspected. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.483).

Listing NGR: SP4289535970

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 483

National Grid Reference: SP 42895 35970

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