CAMELLIA HOUSE 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WOLLATON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1255271

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

Statutory Address: CAMELLIA HOUSE 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WOLLATON HALL, WOLLATON PARK

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Location

Statutory Address: CAMELLIA HOUSE 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WOLLATON HALL, WOLLATON PARK

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

District: City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 53213 39139

Summary

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK53NW WOLLATON PARK 646-1/6/740 Camellia house 100m south-west of 12/07/72 Wollaton Hall (Formerly Listed as: WOLLATON The Camelia House at Wollaton Hall)

GV II*

Formerly known as: Conservatory at Wollaton Hall Wollaton. Camellia house. Dated 1823. By Sir Jeffry Wyatville. Heating equipment and possibly cast-ironwork, by Harrison of Derby. Cast-iron structure with fully glazed walls and roofs, and brick rear walls, rendered. Single storey; 10 bays. Polygonal plan. Fully glazed walls with glazing bars, divided by cast-iron Doric columns topped with urns, and cornice with breaks. East end wall, rendered, with a window in a round-arched recess under a pediment. North end similar, with cast-iron double doors and parapet. INTERIOR is divided by paths flanked by slender cast-iron columns with lotus-leaf capitals. Over the paths, sheet iron segmental vaults. The remainder of the roof is hipped. At the rear, a recess with glazed half-dome, flanked by smaller niches and freestanding Classical sculptures. 2 similar figures at the south end, one to north. This is an early example of a camellia house, and of iron and glass construction. The camellia was introduced to Europe c1790. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 279-280; Hunt P (ed): The Shell Gardens Book: London: 1964-: 102-103).

Listing NGR: SK5321339139

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 459096

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hunt, P, The Shell Gardens Book, (1964), 102-103
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 279-280
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 33 Nottinghamshire,

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