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Latitude: 50.745 / 50°44'42"N
Longitude: -4.002 / 4°0'7"W
OS Eastings: 258846
OS Northings: 95845
OS Grid: SX588958
Mapcode National: GBR Q2.GHS7
Mapcode Global: FRA 27H3.QPL
Entry Name: Oaklands
Listing Date: 5 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326189
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93369
Location: Okehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Okehampton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Okehampton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX59NE 2/8 5.2.52
Circa 1820 by Charles Vobins of Pimlico. Fine neo-classical mansion in small park.
Ashlar with slate hipped roof. Two storeys. East front 2:3:2 bays divided by
giant pilasters supporting massive entablature with parapet, the centre breaks
forward with pedimented portico on 4 giant Ionic columns. Moulded architrave to
tall 8-panel doors and round-headed niches flanking central first floor window.
Sash windows with glazing bars in moulded architraves and band at all level.
South garden front 1:3:1 bays end bay flanked by giant pilasters, centre has 2 giant
Ionic columns in artis, all supporting massive entablature.
Interior: divided but retains octagonal vestibule and some of the principal rooms
remain intact. But the hall which had 12 scagliola columns with Carinthian capitals
has been virtually rebuilt.
It is illustrated in London's Encyclopaedia.
Listing NGR: SX5884695845
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