- Oaks Park, Carshalton
The Oaks Park (coord|51|20|N|0|10|W|type:city) is a public park in
Carshaltonin the London Borough of Sutton. It is bounded on the south by "Croydon Lane" (A2022), and on the east by "Woodmansterne Road"; smaller roads lie to west and north.
The park was laid out for the Earl of Derby in the
1770sfor the existing villa (built around 1750 for one Thomas Gosling). The fashionable landscape style was employed with trees forming a perimeter screen and placed in artful clumps to suggest a natural landscape.The house, which was partly rebuilt by Robert Adam, was demolished between 1956 and 1960 [cite web|title=The Oaks & Oaks Park, London Borough of Sutton|url=http://www.sutton.gov.uk/leisure/heritage/Carshalton/oaksandpark.htm] but the bakehouse, stable block and some outbuildings remain.
The Oaks horserace
There is a public golf course and sports centre forming part of the open space. The park itself contains a craft centre, a café and a downland countryside walk.
* Carshalton Park
* Grove Park
* [http://www.londongolf.info/courses/courseframe.htm?main=oaks_park Oaks Park Sports Centre]
* [http://www.lbp.org.uk/07library/walk_the_chalk.pdf A local guide to the North Downs]
* [http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=527250&Y=161750&A=Y&Z=1 Map of area from Streetmap]
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