List entry

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 ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF DODINGTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1211172

Location

ORANGERY ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF DODINGTON HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
South GloucestershireUnitary AuthorityDodington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1985

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

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 395718

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

ST 77 NE DODINGTON C.P. DODINGTON PARK

6/59 Orangery attached to north west of Dodington House G.V. I

Orangery. Designs dating from 1799 show curved orangery linking Dodington House (q.v.) to Church of St. Mary (q.v.) by James Wyatt. Limestone ashlar with glass roof. 5-bay curved wing has pilaster to full height between each bay, cornice and blocking course, each bay has large cross window, 8 panes in lower sections, 2 in upper sections; terminal pavilion broken forward has central window as on wing, similar pilaster to each side and side lights, 4 panes in lower sections, one in upper sections, cornice and blocking course, west elevation of pavilion as at front; C20 glass roof with cupola over pavilion. Rear rendered above single storey attached block with arcade of 6 blind round-headed arches, window with glazing bars in upper section of arch to left, containing corridor behind orangery; cornice and blocking course to upper wall. Interior: cast iron gallery on rear wall with cast iron panels with intersecting struts; raised stone flower beds with recessed panels to fronts; door at rear giving access to rear of Dodington House (q.v.) and glass doors to full height with side lights at east end of wing giving direct access to House; black and cream stone floor. An early example of the Regency taste for integrating house and garden. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England Gloucestershire : The Cotswolds. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST7523079879

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
Other
Part 1 Avon,

National Grid Reference: ST 75220 79873

Map


© Crown Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2014. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Oct-2014 at 11:15:47.