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Oaklands House is decorated in the 'Italianate' style of architecture. There are many house decorations including a 'Doric' style porch, the Cupola roof (Cupola means 'little dome' in Italian), and pineapples, a symbol of wealth in Victorian times.

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Oaklands House is decorated in the 'Italianate' style of architecture. There are many house decorations including a 'Doric' style porch, the Cupola roof (Cupola means 'little dome' in Italian), and pineapples, a symbol of wealth in Victorian times.

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21st Jan 2009 by Sarah Girling

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Design and Technology, History

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Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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Chelmsford Victorian Doric Italianate architecture cupola pineapple

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