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The Summer House (The Orangery)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shirburn, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6602 / 51°39'36"N

Longitude: -0.9995 / 0°59'58"W

OS Eastings: 469301

OS Northings: 196187

OS Grid: SU693961

Mapcode National: GBR B1S.S5N

Mapcode Global: VHDVT.MJGN

Entry Name: The Summer House (The Orangery)

Listing Date: 15 December 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469216

Location: Shirburn, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shirburn

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pyrton and Shirburn

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU69NE SHIIRBURN SHIRBURN CASTLE


1696/4/10002 The Summer House
(The Orangery)

GV II*

Orangery. Circa 1720 to 1740s. Ashlar front; brick rear wall and lead semi-domical roof. Semi-circular on plan with Roman Doric tetrastyle portico on front with triglyph frieze and pediment with acroteria. Large 3-stage sashes between the columns with small panes. INTERIOR: Walls plastered.
NOTE: The Orangery was built possibly by Sir Thomas Parker, First Earl of Macclesfield, or by his son George, the Second Earl, in the 1730s or 1740s.

Listing NGR: SU6966095976

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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