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Barwick House and Orangery

A Grade II Listed Building in Barwick, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9264 / 50°55'34"N

Longitude: -2.6264 / 2°37'35"W

OS Eastings: 356068

OS Northings: 114287

OS Grid: ST560142

Mapcode National: GBR MP.PVTH

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DN.DM6

Entry Name: Barwick House and Orangery

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263563

Location: Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barwick

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST51SE BARWICK CP BARWICK PARK

5/5 Barwick House and orangery

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GV II


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
(qv).


Listing NGR: ST5606814287

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