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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ORANGERY OR GOTHICK GARDEN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1153988

Location

ORANGERY OR GOTHICK GARDEN HOUSE, THE GREEN

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireStroudDistrict AuthorityFrampton on Severn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Dec-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 132378

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

THE GREEN SO 7408-7508 & FRAMPTON-ON-SEVERN SO 7407-7507 (east side) 9/120 & 10/120 Orangery or Gothick garden house (formerly listed as Gothic summer 10.1.55 house with Frampton Court) I Garden house. Mid C18, possibly by William Halfpenny, slightly altered in late C20. Ashlar on plinth with embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles, roof not visible. Two large octagons of 2 storeys joined by single bay with smaller 3-storey octagon behind containing spiral cantilevered stone stair and with small cupola. Small C20 extension to rear not of special interest. String course between floors. Fenestration to each face all sashes with decorative octagonal glazing and moulded architraves with ogee arches, some blind at rear. Central door with similar glazing and enriched surround of small flanking tower niches with crocketed pinnacles; moulded aprons to each window. Interior retains all original shutters on ground floor, fireplaces with decorative ogee surrounds removed from first to ground floor, internal ogee panelled doors , spiral hollow leaf moulded plaster cornice to one upstairs room and moulded stone stair with wrought iron balustrade. Some slight alteration to upper rooms. Set at north end of small canal. (Christopher Hussey, Country Life Vol LXII, 1927; V.C.H., Gloucestershire Vol X, 1972; David Verey, Buildings of England: Gloucestershire - the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980.)

Listing NGR: SO7504408002

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Country Life - Date: 1927 - Journal Title: Country Life - Volume: 62
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 16 Gloucestershire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean - Date: 1970
  4. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester - Date: 1972 - Volume: 10

National Grid Reference: SO 75044 08002

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