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

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

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

Legacy System number:
263563
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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Date: 27 Oct 1999
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