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Middleton Park Service Wing and Southern Pair of Forecourt Lodges

A Grade II* Listed Building in Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9053 / 51°54'18"N

Longitude: -1.2379 / 1°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 452527

OS Northings: 223242

OS Grid: SP525232

Mapcode National: GBR 8X6.KTX

Mapcode Global: VHCX2.HCFS

Plus Code: 9C3WWQ46+4R

Entry Name: Middleton Park Service Wing and Southern Pair of Forecourt Lodges

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Last Amended: 9 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408334

Location: Middleton Park, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Middleton Stoney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Middleton Stoney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description


SP52SW MIDDLETON STONEY

5/116 Middleton Park: service wing
26/11/51 and southern pair of forecourt
lodges
(Formerly listed as Middleton
Park)

GV II*


Subsidiary parts of country house, now subdivided into dwellings. 1938 by Sir
Edwin Lutyens and Robert Lutyens for the 9th Earl of Jersey. Coursed squared
limestone with ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof with rubble stacks.
Single-storey service range is concealed from the forecourt by a solid wall
pierced only by 3 gateways with rusticated doorcases and fine turned wooden
grilles; garden side has a re-used wall from the demolished C18 mansion with an
Ionic colonade and niches plus shuttered sashes matching those on the main house
(q. v.) ; sashes in colonade are late C20 insertions. Linked pyramid-roofed
lodges, of 2 storeys plus attics, have 2-window arrangements of 2-light
shuttered casements. and have hipped roof dormers plus an apex stack. The lodge
flanking the forecourt entrance has a pedimented rusticated doorway and is
linked, by a short section of wall containing a further doorway, to one of the
entrance piers bearing a stone eagle by Sir W. Reid Dick. Interiors not
inspected.
(A.S.G. Butler, The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens, Vol.I, 1951; Buildings of
England: Oxfordshire, pp.703-4; Country Life, July 5th and 12th 1946, pp.28-31
and 74-77).


Listing NGR: SP5252723242

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