The Clapham Orangery, Worsopp Drive SW4 - Lambeth

Orangery built in 1793 to the design of William Burgh, in a Palladian style. It stood in the grounds of Thornton House, demolished in the 1940s. Now standing in the middle of a housing estate. Discussions regarding maintenance of the roof and rainwater goods have commenced.

The Clapham Orangery, Worsopp Drive SW4 - Lambeth
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: FORMER ORANGERY PORTICO TO NORTH OF COMINS HOUSE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1068843
  • Local Planning Authority: Lambeth
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

  • Building Name: The Clapham Orangery
  • Street Name: Worsopp Drive
  • Postcode: SW4
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Lambeth
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Streatham
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Local authority

Contact Details

Elizabeth Martin (LPA) 020 7926 1213

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England