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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: OAKLEY PARK

List entry Number: 1291872

Location

OAKLEY PARK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBromfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389645

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History

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Details

BROMFIELD

SO47NE Oakly Park 825-1/4/27 12/11/54

II*

House. C18, restored by CR Cockerell, 1819-36. Brick; ashlar; slate roof; various brick stacks with ashlar heads. 3-storeys and basement; 9-window range: central bay containing three 6/6 sashes under gauged brick flat arches, with protruding wings each having a 6/6 sash with ashlar case and hood on consoles, flanked by, to left, 2 round-headed 9/6 sashes, to right coved stucco niches, in moulded stucco architraves; rusticated quoins; coved ashlar cornice; central bay has three 6/6 sashes; wings, one 6/6 sash between paired ashlar pilasters; coved ashlar cornice and parapet. Ground floor advanced, with balustraded parapet over; central bay of 3 tall 6/6 sashes under gauged brick flat arches; flanked by porticoes, containing central doors and sashes, under ashlar cornices. 2 wings, slightly recessed; to left, two 6/6 sashes under gauged brick flat arches; moulded stucco cornice; stone coped brick parapet; hipped slate roof; 2 taller 6/6 sashes to ground floor, with ashlar band over; cast-iron railings to basement area; right wing similar but larger, with 2 windows to each floor. South front has advanced central bay, with balustraded balcony on scrolled brackets and plain pilasters to 1st floor, and pediment over. Rear has various wings, parterre and colonnade. East front has central Venetian windows with 4/4: 11/6: 4/4 sashes to ground and 1st floors, with pediment over, and to left, semi-circular wing. INTERIOR: the Greek Revival staircase-hall, picture gallery and library are of particular interest. (Country Life: Haslam R: Oakly Park Shropshire. et al.: PP.150-159).

Listing NGR: SO4864376397

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Country Life - Journal Title: Country Life - Page References: 150-159

National Grid Reference: SO 48643 76397

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