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Orangery About 150 Yards North East of Downton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3684 / 52°22'6"N

Longitude: -2.818 / 2°49'4"W

OS Eastings: 344402

OS Northings: 274801

OS Grid: SO444748

Mapcode National: GBR BF.RYQP

Mapcode Global: VH76M.3QLQ

Entry Name: Orangery About 150 Yards North East of Downton Castle

Listing Date: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150198

Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

DOWNTON CP
SO 47 SW
3/19 Orangery about 150 yards
north-east of
Downton Castle
GV II
Orangery. Mid-C19 or earlier, with mid-C20 alterations. Part sandstone
rubble, part sandstone ashlar with corrugated metal roof. Rectangular plan
aligned east/west with canted projection at centre of rear elevation. Single
storey. North wall built of rubble, south and side walls are colonnaded to
form a loggia of six bays with a central entrance to the south and of two
bays at the sides. The colonnades have ashlar columns with entasis (but no
true capitals or bases) on a chamfered ashlar base with chamfered timber
lintels. The roof is concealed behind an ashlar parapet with ball finials
above each column. The orangery faces the present main entrance to Downton
Castle (qv).


Listing NGR: SO4440274802

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