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Barwick House and Orangery, Barwick

Description: Barwick House and Orangery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263563

OS Grid Reference: ST5606814287
OS Grid Coordinates: 356068, 114287
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9264, -2.6264

Locality: Barwick
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9TB

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Listing Text


5/5 Barwick House and orangery



Country House, now approved school. Either a rebuild or a substantial remodelling of circa 1830. Ham stone ashlar;
Welsh slate roof between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. In early C17 style, 2 and 3 storeys, with principal
facade of 9-bays to South East, of which bays -4 to -8 are 3-storey and project, and bay-9 projects further and has
feature gable. Semi-circular arched stone entrance porch with Doric corner columns and openwork parapet crowned with
urns to bay-5; Venetian windows to bays -2 and -9 ground floor with 3-light sash windows above, the remainder large
single light sash windows in architraves with strapwork decoration over: Dutch-type pedimented gables with profusion of
urn pinnacles. On North side a 3-bay single storey orangery, with semi-circular arcades and highly ornamental openwork
parapets, roofless (May 1983). Interior not seen. The focus of Barwick Park estate, including four surviving follies

Listing NGR: ST5606814287

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Source: English Heritage

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