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Description: Terrace, Garden Loggia, and Orangery Adjoining Lilleshall Hall to West and South
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255179
OS Grid Reference: SJ7483414451
OS Grid Coordinates: 374834, 314451
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7271, -2.3741
SJ 71 SW SHERIFFHALES C.P. -
3/7 Terrace, Garden Loggia,
and orangery adjoining
Lillemhall Hall to
- West and South.
Terrace and Orangery, Circa 1829, by Sir Jeffry Wyatville in an Italianate
Style, with balustrade restored circa 1980. Sandstone ashlar. Terrace:
L-plan to West and South of Lilleshall Hall (qv). Arcaded balustrade
with blocked rustication and chamfered coping. Battered square projections
with solid balustrades at South West corner and to East. 2 flight staircases
to North with arcaded balustrade, 2 flight dog-leg staircase at South-West
corner with solid balustrade, and staircase adjoining square projection to
East. 12 bay garden loggia beneath terrace to West with chamfered round
arched, groin vaulting, and 4 panelled door within to house. Sundial on
South West projection, consisting of short Tuscan column supporting dial
block with globe finial and obscribed "LET OTHERS TELL/OF STORMS and
SHOWERS/ I'LL ONLY COUNT YOUR SUNNY HOURS". orangery: projecting to
West at North end of terrace. One storey with arcaded balustraded
terrace above, reached by flight of steps from terrace to right. 3 x 1
bays. Large full height round arched windows with glazing bars. Entrance
at right hand end. arched entrance beneath terrace to right with barrel
vaulted tunnel behind leading to garden loggia. Short flight of garden
steps with solid balustrade and cast iron urns adjoining orangery to
South. The terrace and orangery form part integral part of the formal
gardens to the West of Lilleshall Hall (qv). B.O.E., Salop, p,166.
Listing NGR: SJ7483414451
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