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Latitude: 51.7826 / 51°46'57"N
Longitude: -2.467 / 2°28'1"W
OS Eastings: 367879
OS Northings: 209434
OS Grid: SO678094
Mapcode National: GBR FX.YW36
Mapcode Global: VH875.6G48
Entry Name: Oaklands Park
Listing Date: 25 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186363
English Heritage Legacy ID: 353848
Location: Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Awre
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Awre St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 60 NE AWRE A48 (off west side)
3/82 Oaklands Park
Country mansion, now Special School for Camphill Village Trust. C.1830.
Coursed and bolstered sandstone to ground floor and ashlar above, yellow
limestone dressings to openings, classical parapet cornice, Welsh slate hip-
ped roof. Large free standing building, main block facing north-east,
smaller scale wing attached and set back, right, and on garden side return
wing similar to main block but simplified cornice. Single storey porch at
entrance, and bold projecting bow through two storeys, left, facing south-
Entrance front two storeys, 7-windowed, ground floor 6 large sashes with
glazing bars under voussoired heads, first floor 6 sashes with bars in
moulded architraves and alternate triangular or segmental pediments, plus
central tripartite sash with Ionic half columns and responds and pedimented
Central deep projecting porch arched opening in Vanbrughian modelling two
large 3-panel fielded doors and fanlight with moulded arched head. River
front (south-east) similar, including large bow with 3 sashes each floor,
flanked by single windows. Fine dentil cornice, and plain mid-height string
Very good contemporary interiors include large imperial staircase rising to
open well with surrounding walkway, stone treads, cast iron balustrade, maho-
gany handrail; large rectangular lantern with delicately printed soffit.
Many good 6-panel fielded doors, Ionic pedimented fire surround. Main room
left of entrance, painted shutters, original wallpapers, cornice, etc. Bow
fronted room with central rosette to ceiling, three large shuttered windows,
broad frieze and flat cornice. Built for Crawshay family, colliery owners.
Listing NGR: SO6787909434
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