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Orangery, About 50 Metres East of Hestercombe House

A Grade I Listed Building in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0526 / 51°3'9"N

Longitude: -3.0827 / 3°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 324206

OS Northings: 128695

OS Grid: ST242286

Mapcode National: GBR M2.FSZT

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FB.GV9

Entry Name: Orangery, About 50 Metres East of Hestercombe House

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270557

Location: Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Cheddon Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/49 Orangery, about 50 metres East of
Hestercombe House


Orangery. 1904-9. By Edwin Lutyens for the Hon E W B Portman. Ashlar Ham stone, coursed rubble plinth, quoins and
spandrels in locally quarried slate, coped verges, broken pediment gable ends, modillion eaves to soffit, concrete
pantiles. Plan: single cell, flarogue style. Single storey, rusticated surrounds to niches in outer bays, blank-panels
above, centre 3 roundheaded many paned windows reaching to plinth with pivotal heads, 2 square headed many paned doors
flanking central bay with scroll keystones, circular niches above. Coat of arms in apex of pediment West end, carved
garlands draped from typanus to keystones of single roundheaded full length windows in gable ends. Interior: fine pair
of moulded urns set in semi-circular headed niches flanking bolection moulded fireplace. A "jeu d' esprit" in the
baroque manner by Lutyens. (Photographs in NMR; Country Life, October 10th and 17th, 1908).

Listing NGR: ST2420628695

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