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Orangery, Flaxley Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaisdon, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8367 / 51°50'12"N

Longitude: -2.4509 / 2°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 369029

OS Northings: 215438

OS Grid: SO690154

Mapcode National: GBR FY.VDN7

Mapcode Global: VH86Z.G3PB

Plus Code: 9C3VRGPX+MJ

Entry Name: Orangery, Flaxley Abbey

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354087

Location: Flaxley Abbey, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Blaisdon

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Flaxley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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6/19 Orangery, Flaxley Abbey


orangery, late C17, brick, variation of Flemish bond, back wall
rubble stone, slate roof. Long and narrow room, single storey, on
site of north walk of Abbey cloister. Front 7 windows, centre a
french door: windows sash (late C18, early C19 replacements), 4-
panes wide: flat heads with rubbed brick arch. Plain parapet,
hipped roof.
Internally a single room, plastered, with plastered barrel-vaulted
ceiling. In back, north wall at east end base of C12 door, from
nave to cloister with lower part of column in angle on each side.
Rear wall remains of south wall of church. Room to west rebuilt
1960's. Shown on Kyp engraving of house 1712. Contains 3 stone
coffin lids found on site of Chapter House.

Listing NGR: SO6902915438

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