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Description: Garnons and the Upper Terrace
Date Listed: 23 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149987
OS Grid Reference: SO3966743849
OS Grid Coordinates: 339667, 243849
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0897, -2.8820
MANSELL GAMAGE CP -
SO 34 SE
4/29 Garnons and the
Country house and terrace. 1814-1820 by William Atkinson, extended c1855
by Thomas Blashill, remodelled 1907-8 by Sir Reginald Blomfield, and
partially demolished in 1957. Ashlar with hipped slate roof. South front:
to left building of c1860, to right the remnants of the 1814-1820 work. The
block to the left now consists of a loggia, with to the right a three-bay
conservatory with large sash windows. This sits on the upper terrace which
is a battlemented parapet, with an entrance to the left between two shallow
projections. This has a massive panelled door. The 1860 range to the left
is of two storeys on a basement lit by lancets. The parapet is crenellated
and there is a corner turret to the left of three storeys. One plus six
windows, mostly 20-pane C20 sashes under square labels, save the window to
the left which has a four-centred head. (BoE, p 249; Reid, P: Burke's & Savill's
Guide to Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and
Worcestershire, 1980, London pp 28-29).
Listing NGR: SO3966743849
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