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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 ORANGERY

List entry Number: 1355748

Location

THE ORANGERY

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1978

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319359

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5409 WILTON PARK The Orangery SU 0931 5/120

II GV

2. 1822-25 by William Woodcock and possibly supervised by Sir Richard Westmacott. Ashlar on wide plinth of 3 moulded steps. 7 bays to south separated by square (moulded) panelled piers and lintels (also moulded). Cornice with godroon based vases. Tripartite pedimented gable ends. All openings cross glazed with small panes. Interior has glazed roof with cast-iron trusses. Lion's mask over back door. Stone flanking walls full-height to north-east and north-west; these have plain blocks to top band and tall arched openings, 3 to west, 4 to east. Inside are marble plaques on the piers and one has a Roman black basalt ram's or goat's head. A tablet inscribed:-

"Beneath this little stone intered Lies little Charlotte's little Bird, Who, tho' a captive, all day long Sang merrily his little song: When this little Favourite died, A while his little Mistress cried, She has almost forgot him now, So stranger, weep a little Thou.

1778".

Listing NGR: SU1055030729

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National Grid Reference: SU 09802 31021

Map

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