Bridge approximately 500 metres west of Sandford Park

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052513
Date first listed:
18-May-1987
Statutory Address:
Sandford Park, Ledwell Road, Sandford St Martin, OX7 7AH

Map

Ordnance survey map of Bridge approximately 500 metres west of Sandford Park
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Location

Statutory Address:
Sandford Park, Ledwell Road, Sandford St Martin, OX7 7AH

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Sandford St. Martin
National Grid Reference:
SP4149626827

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25/04/2018

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SANDFORD ST MARTIN LEDWELL ROAD (West side) Bridge approximately 500 metres west of Sandford Park

(Formerly listed under WORTON ROAD) 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 seven 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 four subsidiary keyblocks; the other arches have two. The east face is partly ruinous. There is no parapet and the turf roadway rises towards the centre of the bridge which spans approximately 70 metres across the largest of the lakes in Sandford Park.

Sandford Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II.

Listing NGR: SP4149626827

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
251985
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Legal

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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