PANSHANGER ORANGERY AND CONSERVATORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054057
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
PANSHANGER ORANGERY AND CONSERVATORY

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Location

Statutory Address:
PANSHANGER ORANGERY AND CONSERVATORY

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hertingfordbury
National Grid Reference:
TL 28915 13231

Details

HERTINGFORDBURY PANSHANGER TL 21 SE 5/67 Panshanger Orangery 20.10.52 and Conservatory (formerly listed as Panshanger) - II

Former orangery to Panshanger House (demolished). c.1856. For the 7th Earl Cowper. White brick with terracotta dressings. Classical style. 11 bays, 4:3:4 in 3 distinct sections. Central 3 bays project slightly. Original sashed openings empty with a few surviving glazing bars, double gauged brick flat arched headed surrounds. Brick pilasters to each bay. Terracotta panel over centre bays with rich festoon and drop relief. Terracotta cornice to pierced parapet with double row of terracotta medallions, cornice. Outer bays similar without festooned panels, lower cornice to parapet. Similar 3 bay returns with parapet continued also on returns of central section. To rear centre bays as to front, outer bays are blind with small entrances in penultimate bays. Some moulded rafters to hipped roof. Interior is divided into 3 sections, iron braces to roof. Extending to rear right a low brick wall returns to form rear of a smaller 5 bay former conservatory. Central bay projects with a blind panel below terracotta cornice, pilasters, 2 bay returns. To rear left 3 bay wall with buttresses, coping. Formal gardens once lay immediately S of Orangery leading on to landscaped grounds and Mimram valley laid out by H. Repton, 1799-1801. (Country Life 11 and 18/1/1936).

Listing NGR: TL2891513231

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
356173
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 18 January, (1936)
'Country Life' in 11 January, (1936)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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