The proposed site borders a Grade 11 * listed Queen Anne Mansion Oakley Hall and Parkland & can be seen clearly from the driveway, garden,bridle ways and footpaths which run through this estate.
- Shropshire Core Policy CS17 indicates that development should protect and enhance the high quality and local character of Shropshire’s built and historic environmental and that it should not adversely affect the visual or heritage values and functions of these assets.
- Oakley Hall and Park is part of a local character area of uninterrupted English countryside celebrated for its history, beauty, diversity and tranquility.
- The Hall is described as ‘A beautiful Grade II* Queen Anne country house set in rolling parkland’ by Historic Houses Association; ‘important’ and ‘one of the finest stately homes in Shropshire’ by Savills Estate Agents; and ‘One of Shropshire’s most cherished houses’ by County Life Magazine.
- A heritage and horticultural destination for travel groups at Oakley Hall Park which offers tours as part of the Historic Houses and Gardens Scheme https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/oakley-hall.html
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