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Description: Orangery or Gothick Garden House
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 132378
OS Grid Reference: SO7504408002
OS Grid Coordinates: 375044, 208002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7701, -2.3631
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SO 7408-7508 & FRAMPTON-ON-SEVERN
SO 7407-7507 (east side)
9/120 & 10/120 Orangery or Gothick garden house
(formerly listed as Gothic summer
10.1.55 house with Frampton Court)
Garden house. Mid C18, possibly by William Halfpenny, slightly
altered in late C20. Ashlar on plinth with embattled parapet with
crocketed pinnacles, roof not visible. Two large octagons of 2
storeys joined by single bay with smaller 3-storey octagon behind
containing spiral cantilevered stone stair and with small cupola.
Small C20 extension to rear not of special interest. String
course between floors. Fenestration to each face all sashes with
decorative octagonal glazing and moulded architraves with ogee
arches, some blind at rear. Central door with similar glazing and
enriched surround of small flanking tower niches with crocketed
pinnacles; moulded aprons to each window. Interior retains all
original shutters on ground floor, fireplaces with decorative ogee
surrounds removed from first to ground floor, internal ogee
panelled doors , spiral hollow leaf moulded plaster cornice to one
upstairs room and moulded stone stair with wrought iron balustrade.
Some slight alteration to upper rooms. Set at north end of small
canal. (Christopher Hussey, Country Life Vol LXII, 1927; V.C.H.,
Gloucestershire Vol X, 1972; David Verey, Buildings of England:
Gloucestershire - the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980.)
Listing NGR: SO7504408002
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Source: English Heritage
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