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Orangery, Romsey Extra

Description: Orangery

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 141168

OS Grid Reference: SU3543420096
OS Grid Coordinates: 435434, 120096
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9792, -1.4966

Location: Romsey Extra, Hampshire SO51 9ZD

Locality: Romsey Extra
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 9ZD

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Listing Text

SU 32 SE
3/26 Orangery


Orangery. C18 pre-Palmerston orangery structure remains as a rectangular block,
having five tall sash windows on the long south side; a western portico was
added (1769) by Capability Brown, and the building was extended four bays east-
wards in 1788 by Holland, this last being top-glazed by W E Nesfield 1875.
Yellow brick walls, rubbed flat arches, stone eaves band comprising a fascia
with flutes and circles above a moulding, full-height sashes. The portico has
a central niche, flanked by pedimented doorways, and in front are four Ionic columns
the outer being coupled with square columns at the corners, above all is a
modillion entablature and pediment. The eastern section ends with a flat plain
gable, as background to a wide fluted urn on a garlanded plinth, tall windows
below eaves level.

Listing NGR: SU3506819411

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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