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West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 43125 29138


WORTON OVER WORTON SP42NW 6/245 Worton House - II Large house. c.1816 for William Wilson, extended and internally re-modelled c.1850. Marlstone ashlar and some render; Welsh-slate roofs with ashlar stacks. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys with single-storey wings, partly raised to 2 storeys. Earlier central 3 bays of 7-window front have storey bands, 12-pane sashes, and a central late C19 ashlar porch with a heavy wooden cornice. 2-window wings break forward with 12-pane sashes to right and 4-pane to left. Left wing raised c.1923 with rendered walls. Plain parapets conceal shallow-pitched hipped roofs and carry symmetrical flanking stacks with cornices; the parapet of the right wing sweeping up to 2 end stacks. Rear is plain and has been altered in one bay, but retains an ornamental overlight to the central door. Interior: 3-bay entrance hall with arched recesses and 2 marble fireplaces; other mid C19 decoration; oak stair c.1900. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.296).

Listing NGR: SP4312529138


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Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 296


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

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