This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 5332 ITCHEN VALLEY AVINGTON PARK
14/21 Conservatories attached to E face of Avington House, facing S.
Pair of conservatories with orangery between, incorporating part of C17 Banqueting Hall. C18, early and mid C19. Brick walls behind conservatory with linking wall on reused C17 rendered columns, cast iron and glazed conservatories. Along centre line of rear wing , wall, supported in centre half on re-used C17 colonnade. Originally each side of this was curved cast iron and glass roof resting on painted brick rear wall and to front on cast iron and glass screen which linked to conservatories at each end. This front part was removed early C20. The end quarters of central wall form rear wall of domed 5-sided cast iron and glass conservatories which have round-headed glazing pattern on each face with french windows in centre at front and 2-tier dome above.
Listing NGR: SU5329932337
Copyright IoE Mr Stuart Phethean. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Phethean, Stuart
Rights Holder: Phethean, Stuart
Brick, Cast Iron, Glass, Render, Tudor Banqueting House, Elizabethan Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Stuart Garden Building, Jacobean Recreational, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Conservatory, Glasshouse, Orangery