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Upper Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford St. Martin, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9507 / 51°57'2"N

Longitude: -1.3916 / 1°23'29"W

OS Eastings: 441912

OS Northings: 228195

OS Grid: SP419281

Mapcode National: GBR 7V3.P0G

Mapcode Global: VHBZB.T7PF

Entry Name: Upper Close

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251936

Location: Sandford St. Martin, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Sandford St. Martin

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

6/126 Upper Close


House. Early C18, extended C20. Marlstone ashlar and some limestone rubble;
concrete plain-tile roof with rebuilt stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys plus attic.
Earlier section has a 4-window ashlar front with plinth, storey band and
segmental arches at ground floor. Doorway, to right of centre, has a flight of
stone steps, and the 3 ground-floor windows have tall cross casements with
leaded lights. The window above the doorway is blocked; the remainder have
2-light leaded casements. C20 extensions to right. Rubble rear wall has been
altered but retains some segmental arches and one leaded casement. Roof dormers
to rear. Interior: large open fireplace with timber bressumer. Rear of window
frames has ogee moulding. Probably part of Ledwell Park, re-built early C18 for
the Earl of Deloraine and demolished c.1800.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.173).

Listing NGR: SP4191228195

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