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The Orangery

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton Park, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9878 / 52°59'16"N

Longitude: -1.8901 / 1°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 407474

OS Northings: 343390

OS Grid: SK074433

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.NZ5

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.Y539

Entry Name: The Orangery

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374705

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275099

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Farley

Built-Up Area: Alton Park

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 0643-0743
12/104 The Orangery (Formerly
3/1/67 listed as "The Pinery")

Former orangery. c 1824. Probably by Robert Abraham. Ashlar with
wrought iron dome. Aligned east-west facing south. One storey; 1:4:1
bays, the central bays have rounded segmental arches with glazed spandrels,
springing from openwork piers, the end bays have rounded segmental arches
flanked by panelled pilasters, and bracketed eaves, the left hand bay
retains its decorative glazed dome. The Orangery was in a derelict
condition at time of resurvey (May 1985). This item forms part of the
important garden layout at Alton Towers (q.v.) which is included at Grade I
on the HBMC Gardens Register. B.o.E., p. 58; Colvin, p.27.

Listing NGR: SK0747443390

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