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Description: Orangery 75 Metres South of Twyford House and Walls Linking Them
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 145994
OS Grid Reference: SU4827024996
OS Grid Coordinates: 448270, 124996
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0223, -1.3131
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SU 42 NE & SU 4824 TWYFORD SEARLES HILL
5/49 & 12/49 Orangery 75 m S of
Twyford House and
walls linking them
Orangery and garden walls. Mid-C18. Brick with brick tile coping and old
plain tile roof. Orangery single storey 3 narrow bays of central round-
headed sash with small doors below and each side tall 8-pane sash, all with
rusticated timber architraves. Roof hipped with stack on left hip. Inside
C18 panelling including fireplace with cupboards either side and coved
ceiling. Wall to house 3 m high, with brick pavior coping and later buttres-
ses. Wall from orangery to front wall 1½ m high in garden, 4 m high in
road, with brick pavior coping, some 20 m long. Orangery reputedly where
Benjamin Franklin wrote his autobiography.
Listing NGR: SU4826524983
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Source: English Heritage
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