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The Orangery, Blickling

Description: The Orangery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228669

OS Grid Reference: TG1811428408
OS Grid Coordinates: 618114, 328408
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8091, 1.2348

Location: Blickling, Norfolk NR11 6NG

Locality: Blickling
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 6NG

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Listing Text


4/10 The Orangery


Orangery, late C18. Probably designed by Humphry Repton. Stuccoed brick
with shallow pitched copper roof. One storey, rectangular plan. South facade
of nine bays, in each end bay an entrance set slightly forward under a
pediment. 2-leaf glazed doors flanked by sidelights, all with glazing bars.
Fluted frieze with paterae over doorheads with consoles below. Segmental
fanlights with fine decorative glazing bars. Coade stone bands with guilloche
moulding to arch imposts. Between the entrances, seven bays of tall sashes
with glazing bars, divided by Doric pilasters. Rear wall of red brick with
four high-level 4-light windows, off-centre doorway. Interior: simple moulded
cornices to ceilings. Statue of Hercules c.1640 by Nicholas Stone, originally
at Oxnead Hall. Ref: "Blickling Hall" The National Trust 1985.

Listing NGR: TG1811428408

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Source: English Heritage

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