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Orangery About 150 Yards North East of Downton Castle, Downton

Description: Orangery About 150 Yards North East of Downton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150198

OS Grid Reference: SO4440274801
OS Grid Coordinates: 344402, 274801
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3684, -2.8180

Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire SY8 2LH

Locality: Downton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 2LH

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Listing Text

SO 47 SW
3/19 Orangery about 150 yards
north-east of
Downton Castle
Orangery. Mid-C19 or earlier, with mid-C20 alterations. Part sandstone
rubble, part sandstone ashlar with corrugated metal roof. Rectangular plan
aligned east/west with canted projection at centre of rear elevation. Single
storey. North wall built of rubble, south and side walls are colonnaded to
form a loggia of six bays with a central entrance to the south and of two
bays at the sides. The colonnades have ashlar columns with entasis (but no
true capitals or bases) on a chamfered ashlar base with chamfered timber
lintels. The roof is concealed behind an ashlar parapet with ball finials
above each column. The orangery faces the present main entrance to Downton
Castle (qv).

Listing NGR: SO4440274802

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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