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Conservatory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warwick, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2797 / 52°16'46"N

Longitude: -1.5884 / 1°35'18"W

OS Eastings: 428176

OS Northings: 264694

OS Grid: SP281646

Mapcode National: GBR 5MB.16V

Mapcode Global: VHBXH.FY4S

Entry Name: Conservatory

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307368

Location: Warwick, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Warwick

Built-Up Area: Warwick

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Warwick St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

1.
1781 Conservatory,
Warwick Castle
Park
SP 2864 NW 1/402

II* GV

2.
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

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