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Latitude: 51.5401 / 51°32'24"N
Longitude: -0.915 / 0°54'53"W
OS Eastings: 475346
OS Northings: 182913
OS Grid: SU753829
Mapcode National: GBR C4R.HHC
Mapcode Global: VHDWG.3K46
Entry Name: Friar Park
Listing Date: 28 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046980
English Heritage Legacy ID: 246138
Location: Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Henley-on-Thames
Built-Up Area: Henley-on-Thames
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Henley-on-Thames
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
1. GRAVEL HILL
5355 (North Side)
SU 7582 3/224
1889. Architect M. Clarke Edwards. A large house of irregular plan,
built of brick with stone dressings in the Flamboyant Gothic style. 2
storeys, mullion and transom windows, gables and elaborate chimneys.
The entrance facade has a 2 storeyed porch, behind this is a large traceried
window and an octagonal lantern. The range to the right of the porch
has an elaborate sundial set into the wall and ends in an octagonal turret.
To the left of the porch is a 2 storeyed bow window with a curved gable
above. The garden front has numerous bay windows and is dominated by
a large square tower that rises to a pyramidal roof. There is much elaborately
carved, stone detailing. Interior. Said to contain much detailing including
some fine wood carving which was executed by the School of Art from the
designs of Mr Carr. Gardens Said to have taken 20 years to lay out the
grounds. Includes many contructed features, such as grottos caves etc.
The buildings of the Friar Park estate form a group. In adittion, the
lower lodge, entrance walls, gates and piers form a group with Ancastle
Listing NGR: SU7534682913
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