THE ORANGERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355748

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1978

Statutory Address: THE ORANGERY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ORANGERY

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wilton

National Grid Reference: SU 09802 31021

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 319359

Legacy System: LBS

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