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Farnborough Hall the Oval Pavilion

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farnborough, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1361 / 52°8'9"N

Longitude: -1.3732 / 1°22'23"W

OS Eastings: 442998

OS Northings: 248830

OS Grid: SP429488

Mapcode National: GBR 7S0.1N0

Mapcode Global: VHCVV.4KXT

Entry Name: Farnborough Hall the Oval Pavilion

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Last Amended: 21 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305588

Location: Farnborough, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Farnborough

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

Farnborough Hall: The Oval
07/01/52 Pavilion
(Formerly listed as
Farnborough Hall and Garden


Garden pavillion. c.1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by
William Hiorns for William Holbech. Plasterwork probably by William Perritt.
Ironstone ashlar, with limestone ashlar dressings. Lead domed roof. Oval plan.
Classical. 2 storeys. Loggia of 4 Tuscan columns on pedestals, 2 in antis, with
entablature and trilymph frieze. First floor has Ionic pilasters with string
course between pedestals. Entablatures break forward over columns and pilasters.
Curved 8-pane sashes to front and sides have thick glazing bars and moulded
stone surrounds. To rear: external curving stone staircase with iron handrail.
Part-glazed 6-panelled door in moulded architrave. Interior: loggia is
plastered, with egg and dart cornice. Moulded oval stone table. Wooden seat.
First floor 'Prospect Room' has fine Rococo plasterwork between the windows and
in the dome. Vitruvian scroll dado rail. Elaborately moulded cornice. Dome of
central oval and 4 large and 4 small panels. Ornamental wooden floor. Forms an
important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller, a major example of
mid C18 landscape design.
(G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon
Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life it and 18 February 1954. Buildings of
England: Warwickshire p.293).

Listing NGR: SP4305848933

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