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Oaklands

A Grade II* Listed Building in Okehampton, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93369

Location: Okehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

LODGE ROAD
1.
5185
Oaklands
SX59NE 2/8 5.2.52
II*
2.
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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