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Orangery with Urn About 12 Metres to North and Busts Arranged to South, Port Eliot

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Germans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3962 / 50°23'46"N

Longitude: -4.3082 / 4°18'29"W

OS Eastings: 236043

OS Northings: 57690

OS Grid: SX360576

Mapcode National: GBR NN.SH6R

Mapcode Global: FRA 18V0.5FN

Entry Name: Orangery with Urn About 12 Metres to North and Busts Arranged to South, Port Eliot

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62119

Location: St. Germans, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Germans

Built-Up Area: St Germans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germans Group Parish

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 35 NE
5/123 (17/57B) The Orangery with urn about 12
23.1.68 metres to north and busts arranged
to south, Port Eliot


Orangery, with urn and busts. Circa 1790, with 4 busts in the garden to south and an
urn to north, probably sited in mid C19. Orangery in brick and rubble, rendered;
hipped slate roof.
Rectangular orangery with glazed front to south and domed portico to north.
Exterior: Single storey, 1:3:1:3:1 bays on the south front; central double doors with
margin glazed bars and margin glazed overlight, pilasters. 24-pane sash to right and
left with frieze over. To right and left, 2 further similar sashes, with pilasters
between all windows. End bay to left and right with similar glazed double doors with
tall fanlight and 15-pane round-headed sash with Gothic toplight to each side.
Similar frieze over each end bay. Moulded eaves cornice.
Left end wall and rear in rubble; left side has tall double doors, panelled on the
inside. Rear has central portico with half-glazed door, 15-pane sash to right and
left, with Ionic columns and frieze. Niche with bust to each side. Domed roof in
lead, in course of repair at time of survey (August 1986).
To the south of the orangery, a group of 4 Roman style busts on tapered piers with
fielded panels. Urn set on plinth about 12 metres north of orangery.
Sources: Hussey, C. : Country Life, October 15, 22 and 29 (1958).

Listing NGR: SX3567657834

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