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The Orangery

A Grade II Listed Building in Blickling, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8091 / 52°48'32"N

Longitude: 1.2348 / 1°14'5"E

OS Eastings: 618114

OS Northings: 328408

OS Grid: TG181284

Mapcode National: GBR VD1.T5R

Mapcode Global: WHLRH.YN4B

Entry Name: The Orangery

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228669

Location: Blickling, Broadland, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Blickling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Blickling

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/10 The Orangery


Orangery, late C18. Probably designed by Humphry Repton. Stuccoed brick
with shallow pitched copper roof. One storey, rectangular plan. South facade
of nine bays, in each end bay an entrance set slightly forward under a
pediment. 2-leaf glazed doors flanked by sidelights, all with glazing bars.
Fluted frieze with paterae over doorheads with consoles below. Segmental
fanlights with fine decorative glazing bars. Coade stone bands with guilloche
moulding to arch imposts. Between the entrances, seven bays of tall sashes
with glazing bars, divided by Doric pilasters. Rear wall of red brick with
four high-level 4-light windows, off-centre doorway. Interior: simple moulded
cornices to ceilings. Statue of Hercules c.1640 by Nicholas Stone, originally
at Oxnead Hall. Ref: "Blickling Hall" The National Trust 1985.

Listing NGR: TG1811428408

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