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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, ABOUT 50 METRES EAST OF HESTERCOMBE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1175994

Location

ORANGERY, ABOUT 50 METRES EAST OF HESTERCOMBE HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetTaunton DeaneDistrict AuthorityCheddon Fitzpaine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270557

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History

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Details

ST22NW CHEDDON FITZPAINE CP HESTERCOMBE

5/49 Orangery, about 50 metres East of Hestercombe House

GV I

Orangery. 1904-9. By Edwin Lutyens for the Hon E W B Portman. Ashlar Ham stone, coursed rubble plinth, quoins and spandrels in locally quarried slate, coped verges, broken pediment gable ends, modillion eaves to soffit, concrete pantiles. Plan: single cell, flarogue style. Single storey, rusticated surrounds to niches in outer bays, blank-panels above, centre 3 roundheaded many paned windows reaching to plinth with pivotal heads, 2 square headed many paned doors flanking central bay with scroll keystones, circular niches above. Coat of arms in apex of pediment West end, carved garlands draped from typanus to keystones of single roundheaded full length windows in gable ends. Interior: fine pair of moulded urns set in semi-circular headed niches flanking bolection moulded fireplace. A "jeu d' esprit" in the baroque manner by Lutyens. (Photographs in NMR; Country Life, October 10th and 17th, 1908).

Listing NGR: ST2420628695

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 10 October - Date: 1908 - Journal Title: Country Life
  2. Article  Reference - Title: 17 October - Date: 1908 - Journal Title: Country Life
  3. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 37 Somerset - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: ST 24206 28695

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