BARWICK HOUSE AND ORANGERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057220

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: BARWICK HOUSE AND ORANGERY

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Location

Statutory Address: BARWICK HOUSE AND ORANGERY

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Barwick

National Grid Reference: ST 56068 14287

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 263563

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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