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Oaklands House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0326 / 52°1'57"N

Longitude: -0.4827 / 0°28'57"W

OS Eastings: 504183

OS Northings: 238220

OS Grid: TL041382

Mapcode National: GBR G39.JRV

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.L55M

Entry Name: Oaklands House

Listing Date: 13 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407051

Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ampthill

Built-Up Area: Ampthill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ampthill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TL03NW AMPTHILL MAULDEN ROAD
(north side)

3/10002 Oaklands House

- II

Small country house. 1884 by Usher and Anthony for Albert Kimberley in an Italianate style. Red
brick walls with stone entrance porch and bay window. Hipped slate roof with brick
chimneystacks and wooden eaves cornice. Rectangular on plan. Two storeys; 7 windows. Sashes
with horns and no glazing bars. Front elevation has left side stone 3-light bay window with pilasters
and brackets flanked by offset porch supported on antae paired with Doric columns on pedestals,
with entablature over. Left side elevation has 4 windows, including a 3-light bay on ground floor,
and a tented canopy to veranda, supported on iron columns with fretted decoration above capitals.
Attached to the rear elevation (west) is a fine conservatory of 1884 with 4 tiers of glazed panels and
metal finial on brick base. One storey service wing to north. Interior has a very complete survival
of original fittings including oak staircase with turned bannisters and newel posts and round-headed
stained glass staircase window, several cast iron fireplaces with marble or wooden overmantels and
6-panelled doors. [See original plans in County Record Office CDE 52/1-4 and agents
particulars.]


Listing NGR: TL0418338220

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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