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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

Plus Code: 9C4W4JPG+CP

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

ID on this website: 101024463

Location: Farnborough Park, 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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/05/2020

Farnborough Hall: The Oval
Pavilion (Formerly listed as Farnborough Hall and Garden House)


Garden pavilion. c.1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Plaster work probably by William Perritt. Ironstone ashlar, with limestone ashlar dressings. Lead domed roof. Oval plan. Classical. Two storeys. Loggia of four Tuscan columns on pedestals, two 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 eight 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 six-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 plaster work between the windows and in the dome. Vitruvian scroll dado rail. Elaborately moulded cornice. Dome of central oval and four large and four small panels. Ornamental wooden floor. Forms an important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller, a major example of mid C18 landscape design.

Listing NGR: SP4305848933

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