FARNBOROUGH HALL THE OVAL PAVILION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1024463

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: FARNBOROUGH HALL THE OVAL PAVILION

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Location

Statutory Address: FARNBOROUGH HALL THE OVAL PAVILION

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Farnborough

National Grid Reference: SP4299848830

Summary

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History

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Details

FARNBOROUGH SP44NW Farnborough Hall: The Oval 9/13 07/01/52 Pavilion (Formerly listed as Farnborough Hall and Garden House)

GV II*

Garden pavillion. c.1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Plasterwork probably by William Perritt. Ironstone ashlar, with limestone ashlar dressings. Lead domed roof. Oval plan. Classical. 2 storeys. Loggia of 4 Tuscan columns on pedestals, 2 in antis, with entablature and trilymph frieze. First floor has Ionic pilasters with string course between pedestals. Entablatures break forward over columns and pilasters. Curved 8-pane sashes to front and sides have thick glazing bars and moulded stone surrounds. To rear: external curving stone staircase with iron handrail. Part-glazed 6-panelled door in moulded architrave. Interior: loggia is plastered, with egg and dart cornice. Moulded oval stone table. Wooden seat. First floor 'Prospect Room' has fine Rococo plasterwork between the windows and in the dome. Vitruvian scroll dado rail. Elaborately moulded cornice. Dome of central oval and 4 large and 4 small panels. Ornamental wooden floor. Forms an important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller, a major example of mid C18 landscape design. (G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life it and 18 February 1954. Buildings of England: Warwickshire p.293).

Listing NGR: SP4305848933

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 305588

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G, Farnborough Hall National Trust Guidebook, (1984)
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 293
'Country Life' in 18 February, (1954)
'Country Life' in 11 February, (1954)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

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