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Orangery at Fixby Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6734 / 53°40'24"N

Longitude: -1.8037 / 1°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 413063

OS Northings: 419680

OS Grid: SE130196

Mapcode National: GBR HTVY.9X

Mapcode Global: WHC9V.8XBR

Plus Code: 9C5WM5FW+9G

Entry Name: Orangery at Fixby Hall

Listing Date: 18 March 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339884

ID on this website: 101212442

Location: Fixby, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD2

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashbrow

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: St Francis Fixby and St Hilda Cowcliffe, Huddersfield

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Orangery at Fixby Hall


Probably 1790-1. [In the Thornhill "Labour Accounts for 1787" are payments
for digging foundations of the "new stove" and "the Hot House", between 18
December 1790 and 9 May 1791]. Ashlar front. Red brick rear. Hipped slate
roof. One storey. 7 bay arcade, 4 arches blocked, 3 with sashes and glazing
bars. Continuous plain impost. Moulded eaves cornice and blocking course
with 4 garlanded urns, frieze with paterae except over centre 3 bays where
it is fluted, and central one bay where it has a die with 4 classical figures
in relief holding floral garland. Centre 3 bays break forward slightly and
have crowning pediment; tympanum has relief sculpture of palm branches surrounding
armorial coat, of Thornhill impaling Lynne (Thomas Thornhill married Eleanor
Lynne, of Horsley, Essex in 1780).

Listing NGR: SE1306319680

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