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The orangery and linking wing walling to the north-west corner of Montacute House

A Grade II Listed Building in Montacute, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9521 / 50°57'7"N

Longitude: -2.7142 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 349929

OS Northings: 117206

OS Grid: ST499172

Mapcode National: GBR MK.NB66

Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.GFL

Plus Code: 9C2VX72P+R8

Entry Name: The orangery and linking wing walling to the north-west corner of Montacute House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434946

Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Montacute

Built-Up Area: Montacute

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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MONTACUTE CP
THE BOROUGH (North side, off)
The orangery and linking wing walling to the north-west corner of Montacute House

19.4.61

GV
II
Orangery. 1848, possibly by Lewis Vulliamy. Ham stone ashiar; hipped leaded glass roof in small panes. Single-storey, seven bays. Plinth, Doric pilasters between bays and to corners, these all topped by obelisk finials over a quasi-cornice; forty-pane sash windows to all but the wider centre bay, which has a pair of glazed doors with twenty one panes each. Timber-frame internally. Undergoing restoration at time of inspection (September 1985).

Extending from south-east corner for about 6 metres to Montacute House (q.v) walling about 2.5m high, solid below and capped by turned balusters and moulded coping; central gateway with square piers having obelisk finials, with pair C19 cast iron gates. The whole adds to the setting of the House, and is part of the mid C19 reshaping of the grounds.

Listing NGR: ST4992917206

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