ORANGERY ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF DODINGTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1211172
Date first listed:
15-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
ORANGERY ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF DODINGTON HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ORANGERY ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF DODINGTON HOUSE

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

District:
South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Dodington
National Grid Reference:
ST 75220 79873

Details

ST 77 NE DODINGTON C.P. DODINGTON PARK

6/59 Orangery attached to north west of Dodington House G.V. I

Orangery. Designs dating from 1799 show curved orangery linking Dodington House (q.v.) to Church of St. Mary (q.v.) by James Wyatt. Limestone ashlar with glass roof. 5-bay curved wing has pilaster to full height between each bay, cornice and blocking course, each bay has large cross window, 8 panes in lower sections, 2 in upper sections; terminal pavilion broken forward has central window as on wing, similar pilaster to each side and side lights, 4 panes in lower sections, one in upper sections, cornice and blocking course, west elevation of pavilion as at front; C20 glass roof with cupola over pavilion. Rear rendered above single storey attached block with arcade of 6 blind round-headed arches, window with glazing bars in upper section of arch to left, containing corridor behind orangery; cornice and blocking course to upper wall. Interior: cast iron gallery on rear wall with cast iron panels with intersecting struts; raised stone flower beds with recessed panels to fronts; door at rear giving access to rear of Dodington House (q.v.) and glass doors to full height with side lights at east end of wing giving direct access to House; black and cream stone floor. An early example of the Regency taste for integrating house and garden. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England Gloucestershire : The Cotswolds. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST7523079879

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
395718
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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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