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The Orangery and Adjoining Walls About 120 Yards West of Hanbury Hall, Hanbury

Description: The Orangery and Adjoining Walls About 120 Yards West of Hanbury Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 147805

OS Grid Reference: SO9424463697
OS Grid Coordinates: 394244, 263697
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2714, -2.0858

Location: Hanbury, Worcestershire WR9 7EA

Locality: Hanbury
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 7EA

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There is also a scheduled monument, Icehouse and Ponds at Hanbury Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Explore more of the area around Hanbury, Worcestershire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SO 96 SW
3/129 (11/2(A)) The Orangery and
adjoining walls about
14.3.69 120 yards west of
Hanbury Hall

Orangery and adjoining walls. c1750. Red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar
dressings and hipped plain tiled roof behind parapet. Long rectangular plan
aligned roughly east/west. Single storey with moulded eaves cornice.
Main south elevation: nine bays of which the central three break forward and
are pedimented; windows are tall 40-pane sashes with moulded architraves and
gauged flat heads; the central window opens to ground level to form main
entrance; flanking windows have continuous sandstone sill. Pediment contains
a carved basket of fruit, flowers and wreaths; pediment and parapet are sur-
mounted by urn and pineapple finials. Interior: moulded cornice and quarry-
tiled floor. The rear wall is adjoined at each side by a brick wall with a
sandstone coping about 7 feet high; each wall runs for a distance of about
8 yards before returning south for a further 6 yards. (VCH 3 (ii), p 373;
BoE, p 186; Country Life, xxxix, CXLiii 18 and 66, Gardens, X 368; Hanbury Hall,
The National Trust Official guidebook, 1981, p 30).

Listing NGR: SO9424463697

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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