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Conservatory, Warwick

Description: Conservatory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 307368

OS Grid Reference: SP2817664694
OS Grid Coordinates: 428176, 264694
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2797, -1.5884

Location: 15 Castle Lane, Warwick CV34 4AX

Locality: Warwick
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV34 4AX

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Listing Text

1781 Conservatory,
Warwick Castle
SP 2864 NW 1/402


Late C18, 1786-8. Ashlar conservatory of 1 tall room, rectangular with
segmental apse at back, 5 large pointed arched sashes with stone chamfered
mullions and transoms, pointed arched glazing bars, flush chamfered surrounds.
Plinth, cavetto cornice, parapet with moulded coping. Hipped tiled roof.
Architect: William Eboral.
Contains the celebrated Warwick Vase, of white marble, probably C4 Greek
by Lysippus of Sicyon. Discovered 1770 at Hadrian's Villa, bought by Sir
William Hamilton who sold it to his nephew Grange Greville, 2nd Earl of
Warwick of the 4th creation. Inscribed marble pedestal of 1774. VCH,
viii, p.463.

Warwick Castle, with its Boundary Walls, Stables, Conservatory Mill
and Lodge form a group.

Listing NGR: SP2817664694

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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