Orangery With Front Terrace And Wall With Sphinxes At Trent Park

6 Jun 2000
Orangery With Front Terrace And Wall With Sphinxes At Trent Park, Bramley Road, Enfield, Greater London
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following building shall be added to the list:

BRAMLEY ROAD TQ 29 NE (north side, off) 19/132 Orangery with front terrace and wall with sphinxes at Trent Park


Orangery, now part of music school. Circa 1930 by Col R Cooper for Sir Philip Sassoon, incorporating early C18 sculpture from Wrest Park, Beds. Red brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings and sculpture; sphinxes of Coade stone; flat roof concealed by parapet. One storey. 5 bays, the end bays canted. Each bay, and the returned end bays, has a round-arched small-pane French window below fanlight with radial glazing bars. Band below coped parapet which supports 3 sculptures (at centre and ends) each comprising a garlanded urn flanked by cherubs. In front of Orangery is terrace approached up 4 shallow steps to each side of which are low brick walls which return to the organgery as quadrants; next to the steps they terminate in plinths which have Coade stone roundels of the seasons and support sphinxes, one of which is dated 1787. Late C20 music shool addition to rear of orangery is not of special interest. Orangery listed principally because of interest of the C18 sculptures.

Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 17; Greater London.

Listing NGR: TQ2918797341


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0168 IOE Records taken by Mark Berry; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mark Berry. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Berry, Mark

Rights Holder: Berry, Mark


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