Barwick House And Orangery

Date:
27 Oct 1999
Location:
Barwick House And Orangery, Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00107/32
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST51SE BARWICK CP BARWICK PARK

5/5 Barwick House and orangery

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GV II

Country House, now approved school. Either a rebuild or a substantial remodelling of circa 1830. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. In early C17 style, 2 and 3 storeys, with principal facade of 9-bays to South East, of which bays -4 to -8 are 3-storey and project, and bay-9 projects further and has feature gable. Semi-circular arched stone entrance porch with Doric corner columns and openwork parapet crowned with urns to bay-5; Venetian windows to bays -2 and -9 ground floor with 3-light sash windows above, the remainder large single light sash windows in architraves with strapwork decoration over: Dutch-type pedimented gables with profusion of urn pinnacles. On North side a 3-bay single storey orangery, with semi-circular arcades and highly ornamental openwork parapets, roofless (May 1983). Interior not seen. The focus of Barwick Park estate, including four surviving follies (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5606814287

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Haigh_Brian IOE Records for Haigh, Brian; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Brian Haigh. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Haigh, Brian

Rights Holder: Haigh, Brian

Keywords

Ashlar, Ham Hill Stone, Welsh Slate, Georgian Counting House, Victorian Domestic, House, Dwelling, Orangery, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Glasshouse, Garden Building, Juvenile Prison, Civil, Prison, Legal Site