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BRIDGE APPROXIMATELY 500 METRES WEST OF SANDFORD PARK

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: BRIDGE APPROXIMATELY 500 METRES WEST OF SANDFORD PARK

List entry Number: 1052513

Location

BRIDGE APPROXIMATELY 500 METRES WEST OF SANDFORD PARK, WORTON ROAD

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandford St. Martin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-May-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251985

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SANDFORD ST.MARTIN WORTON ROAD (West side) SP4126 Bridge approx. 500m. W of 13/169 Sandford Park - II Bridge. Early/mid C18. West face: coursed limestone rubble with marlstone-ashlar dressings: east facet marlstone with limestone-ashlar dressings. Baroque style. A row of 7 graduated semi-circular arches with ashlar voussoirs and double-stepped radiating keyblocks, the principal keyblocks linked to a stepped ashlar band. The wide central span has 4 subsidiary keyblocks; the other arches have 2. The east face is partly ruinous. There is no parapet and the turf roadway rises towards the centre of the bridge which spans approx. 70m. across the largest of the lakes in Sandford Park, Sandford Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. XI, p.173; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.751; Sandford Park, Oxfordshire", Country Life, May 11, 1940).

Listing NGR: SP4149626829

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 751
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1940)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP 41496 26829

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