Thatched cottages at Sarsden
|Population||83 (2001 Census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Chipping Norton|
|Website||Churchill and Sarsden|
Sarsden House is a country house, rebuilt in 1689 after it was damaged by fire. In 1795 Humphry Repton landscaped the park, adding a serpentine lake and a Doric temple. In about 1825 Repton's son, the architect GS Repton, remodelled the house for James Langston. The house is a Grade II* listed building.
The Church of England parish church of Saint James was rebuilt in 1760. GS Repton added a cruciform extension to the east in 1823. In 1896 the architect Walter Mills of Banbury remodelled the north transept and added the bellcote.
- "Area selected: West Oxfordshire (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics: Full Dataset View. Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2010.
- Sherwood & Pevsner 1974, pp. 752–753.
- Historic England. "Sarsden House (Grade II*) (1367832)". National Heritage List for England.
- Sherwood & Pevsner 1974, p. 752.
- Sherwood & Pevsner 1974, p. 753.
Sources and further reading
- Ekwall, Eilert (1960) . Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (4th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Sarsden. ISBN 0198691033.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- Sherwood, Jennifer; Pevsner, Nikolaus (1974). Oxfordshire. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. pp. 752–753. ISBN 0-14-071045-0.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
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