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Friar Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246138

Location: Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Henley-on-Thames

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Henley-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1. GRAVEL HILL
5355 (North Side)

Friar Park
SU 7582 3/224

II GV

2.
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
Cottage opposite.

Listing NGR: SU7534682913

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