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The Orangery

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1676 / 50°10'3"N

Longitude: -5.313 / 5°18'46"W

OS Eastings: 163508

OS Northings: 34984

OS Grid: SW635349

Mapcode National: GBR FX87.F58

Mapcode Global: VH12W.V1MV

Entry Name: The Orangery

Listing Date: 10 July 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65830

Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Crowan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Crowan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/122 The Orangery

Orangery, now office. Circa late C18 probably built for the fifth baronet, John St
Aubyn (1758-1839), re-reroofed circa late C19. Freestone ashlar in diminishing
courses. Steep dry Delabole slate hipped roof behind parapet.
Rectangular plan plus shallow outshut behind part of rear. Classical style.
Single storey. Symmetrical 5 bay south east front with central doorway. Plinth,
rusticated quoins, flat arches with projecting keystones and platband cornice to
blocking course parapet. The window openings are very tall and wide with narrow
piers of masonry between. The windows are 24 pane hornless sashes, C20 copies. C20
glazed double doors with the head rail of the door frame at sash meeting rail level,
the overlight matching the upper sashes of the 4 windows.
Interior has fine C19 chamfered king post roof.
Formerly neglected, now carefully repaired, this orangery gives some idea of the
elegance of Clowance in the C18.

Listing NGR: SW6350834984

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