ORANGERY OR GOTHICK GARDEN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1153988

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: ORANGERY OR GOTHICK GARDEN HOUSE, THE GREEN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ORANGERY OR GOTHICK GARDEN HOUSE, THE GREEN

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Frampton on Severn

National Grid Reference: SO 75044 08002

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

THE GREEN SO 7408-7508 & FRAMPTON-ON-SEVERN SO 7407-7507 (east side) 9/120 & 10/120 Orangery or Gothick garden house (formerly listed as Gothic summer 10.1.55 house with Frampton Court) I Garden house. Mid C18, possibly by William Halfpenny, slightly altered in late C20. Ashlar on plinth with embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles, roof not visible. Two large octagons of 2 storeys joined by single bay with smaller 3-storey octagon behind containing spiral cantilevered stone stair and with small cupola. Small C20 extension to rear not of special interest. String course between floors. Fenestration to each face all sashes with decorative octagonal glazing and moulded architraves with ogee arches, some blind at rear. Central door with similar glazing and enriched surround of small flanking tower niches with crocketed pinnacles; moulded aprons to each window. Interior retains all original shutters on ground floor, fireplaces with decorative ogee surrounds removed from first to ground floor, internal ogee panelled doors , spiral hollow leaf moulded plaster cornice to one upstairs room and moulded stone stair with wrought iron balustrade. Some slight alteration to upper rooms. Set at north end of small canal. (Christopher Hussey, Country Life Vol LXII, 1927; V.C.H., Gloucestershire Vol X, 1972; David Verey, Buildings of England: Gloucestershire - the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980.)

Listing NGR: SO7504408002

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 132378

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1972)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 62, (1927)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

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