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The Orangery, Farley

Description: The Orangery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275099

OS Grid Reference: SK0747443390
OS Grid Coordinates: 407474, 343390
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9878, -1.8901

Location: Farley, Staffordshire ST10 4DB

Locality: Farley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4DB

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Listing Text

SK 0643-0743
12/104 The Orangery (Formerly
3/1/67 listed as "The Pinery")

Former orangery. c 1824. Probably by Robert Abraham. Ashlar with
wrought iron dome. Aligned east-west facing south. One storey; 1:4:1
bays, the central bays have rounded segmental arches with glazed spandrels,
springing from openwork piers, the end bays have rounded segmental arches
flanked by panelled pilasters, and bracketed eaves, the left hand bay
retains its decorative glazed dome. The Orangery was in a derelict
condition at time of resurvey (May 1985). This item forms part of the
important garden layout at Alton Towers (q.v.) which is included at Grade I
on the HBMC Gardens Register. B.o.E., p. 58; Colvin, p.27.

Listing NGR: SK0747443390

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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