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Curved Linking Wing, Pavilion and Orangery and Including Five-Arched Arcade to Rear of Link - South-West of Witley Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Witley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2819 / 52°16'54"N

Longitude: -2.3397 / 2°20'22"W

OS Eastings: 376923

OS Northings: 264918

OS Grid: SO769649

Mapcode National: GBR 0CH.WVK

Mapcode Global: VH925.DXG1

Entry Name: Curved Linking Wing, Pavilion and Orangery and Including Five-Arched Arcade to Rear of Link - South-West of Witley Court

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152318

Location: Great Witley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Great Witley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Shrawley and Witley, Great and Little

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 76 SE GREAT WITLEY CP WITLEY PARK
6/85 Curved linking wing,
pavilion and Orangery and
including five-arched arcade
to rear of link - south-west
of Witley Court
-

GV II*


Curved link, possibly formerly nursery wing, five-arched arcade to rear, pavilion
and connecting Orangery. Now ruined. c1860 by S Daukes for Lord Ward, later
first Earl of Dudley. Bathstone ashlar. Curved link extends to south-west of
house terminating with pavilion and connects with rectangular plan Orangery
further west. The arcade is now an isolated structure aligned east/west toward
the centre and rear of the link wall. Curved linking wing: 2 storeys and base-
ment; rusticated plinth, string course, modillion cornice with balustraded
parapet; 7 bays, cambered heads with keystones to basement windows, eared and
shouldered architraves to first storey, aproned semi-circular headed arched
windows with cornices and decorative spandrels to'top storey. Plain five-arched
arcade to rear; pavilion: 2 storeys with moulded plinth and cornice and
balustraded parapet; 2 giant pilasters of composite order flanking single bay,
window similar to top storey of wing, composite portico in antis below.
Orangery: 5:3:5 bays, rusticated plinth, dentilled cornice with egg and dart,
water-leaf and bead and reel enrichments, arcades on composite columns with
balustrade aprons and decorative spandrels. Central 3 bays forming portico with
slight forward break, quadrant steps up.


Listing NGR: SO7692064917

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