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Description: The Orangery
Date Listed: 18 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 328287
OS Grid Reference: SE6049482737
OS Grid Coordinates: 460494, 482737
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2368, -1.0734
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SE 6083 HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE
6/61 The Orangery
Orangery in grounds of Duncombe Park (qv). c1730. Rubble with
rusticated sandstone facing. Tripartite plan: 2 wings flanking central
room. 1 storey, 11 bays: 4:3:4. Central section: 3 tall 4-light
round-headed windows separated by Corinthian pilasters, paired at
angles. Dentilled cornice. Plain parapet carries urns corresponding to
pilasters. Flat roof. Wings of half height have square unglazed window
openings separated by rusticated pilasters carrying projecting cornice.
Roof missing to wings. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life,
December 5 and 12, 1957; Pevsner, Yorkshire: the North Riding, 1966.
Listing NGR: SE6049482737
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Source: English Heritage
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