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THE SUMMER HOUSE (THE ORANGERY)

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE SUMMER HOUSE (THE ORANGERY)

List entry Number: 1119718

Location

THE SUMMER HOUSE (THE ORANGERY)

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shirburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469216

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: SU 69301 96186

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