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Oaklands Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Awre, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353848

Location: Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

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

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Listing Text

SO 60 NE AWRE A48 (off west side)

3/82 Oaklands Park
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- II*

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-
east.

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
centre.

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
course.

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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