THE SUMMER HOUSE (THE ORANGERY)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1119718

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1997

Statutory Address: THE SUMMER HOUSE (THE ORANGERY)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE SUMMER HOUSE (THE ORANGERY)

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Shirburn

National Grid Reference: SU 69301 96186

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History

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Details

SU69NE SHIIRBURN SHIRBURN CASTLE

1696/4/10002 The Summer House (The Orangery)

GV II*

Orangery. Circa 1720 to 1740s. Ashlar front; brick rear wall and lead semi-domical roof. Semi-circular on plan with Roman Doric tetrastyle portico on front with triglyph frieze and pediment with acroteria. Large 3-stage sashes between the columns with small panes. INTERIOR: Walls plastered. NOTE: The Orangery was built possibly by Sir Thomas Parker, First Earl of Macclesfield, or by his son George, the Second Earl, in the 1730s or 1740s.



Listing NGR: SU6966095976

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 469216

Legacy System: LBS

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