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Description: The Tennis Court and Orangery at Crabbet Park
Date Listed: 11 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 302898
OS Grid Reference: TQ3054737363
OS Grid Coordinates: 530547, 137363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1207, -0.1361
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WORTH TURNERS HILL ROAD
The Tennis Court and
TQ 33 NW 2/534B
1900 circa. Built at the time when the Crabbet Club flourished in the house.
The tennis court has 9 bays. Red brick. Each bay is flanked by stone pilasters.
Stone balustraded parapet. Hipped tiled roof. On the north side the orangery,
also of 9 bays, projects beyond the tennis court at a lower level. Round-headed
double French windows with semi-circular fanlights set in stone architrave
surrounds. Each bay is flanked by stone Tuscan half-columns. Balustraded parapet
with solid portions over the half-columns surmounted by ball caps with balustraded
parapet between. In the centre projecting further north is a deep curved portico
of 6 stone columns.
To the west of the tennis court is a further orangery section in similar style
but without round-headed windows. This is now roofless and has no glass in the
To the east is a red brick portion of 3 bays.
Listing NGR: TQ3054737363
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Source: English Heritage
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