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CAMELLIA HOUSE 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WOLLATON HALL

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: CAMELLIA HOUSE 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WOLLATON HALL

List entry Number: 1255271

Location

CAMELLIA HOUSE 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF WOLLATON HALL, WOLLATON PARK

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

County:

District: City of Nottingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459096

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: SK 53213 39139

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