ORCHARDLEA HOUSE, FORECOURT WALLS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1058140

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: ORCHARDLEA HOUSE, FORECOURT WALLS AND GATES

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Location

Statutory Address: ORCHARDLEA HOUSE, FORECOURT WALLS AND GATES

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip (District Authority)

Parish: Lullington

National Grid Reference: ST 77714 51286

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History

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Details

ST75SE LULLINGTON CP ORCHARDLEA PARK

4/193 Orchardlea House, forecourt walls and gates

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GV II*

Country House. 1856 by T H Wyatt for William Duckworth. Coursed rubble, slate roofs with bands in differing colours, tall ashlar stacks, some grouped, with moulded caps. Mixed Jacobethan and "chateau" styles. Two storeys and attics, 1:1:1:1:1 bays, predominantly 2 and 3 light stone mullion and transom windows; first, third, and fifth bays projecting; the fifth in an oriel, the third in a projecting 3 storey porch with spire and ornamental iron cresting, the first in a projecting wing with an oriel. Central porch with three-quarter Tuscan columns to each side of central semi-circular headed door opening; a niche to each side with the figure of a troubador carrying a staff with a lamp; cornice overall with urns; 3-panelled paired doors with a fanlight. Further irregular wing in conforming style projecting to left, predominantly 3-light mullioned and transomed windows; irregular wing of lower height to its left. Interior unaltered since 1856, many features including fireplaces and staircase in "chateau" style. Pierced ashlar forecourt wall comprising a series of keyed semi-circular headed arches carrying a moulded coping; central gate piers and supporting piers in a similar style, most with urn finials; paired central wrought iron gates with scrolled decoration, wreaths to centre of each carrying interlacing initials CW and DW. (Cuzners Handbook of Frome Selwood, 119-20 1867).

Listing NGR: ST7771451286

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 267139

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cuzner, , Handbook of Frome Selwood, (1867), 119-120

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