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© Mr Brian Haigh

IoE Number: 263563
Location: BARWICK HOUSE AND ORANGERY,
  BARWICK, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Brian Haigh
Date Photographed: 27 October 1999
Date listed: 30 August 1984
Date of last amendment: 30 August 1984
Grade II

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ST51SEBARWICK CPBARWICK PARK5/5Barwick House and orangery-

ST51SE BARWICK CP BARWICK PARK 5/5 Barwick House and orangery - GV II Country House, now approved school. Either a rebuild or a substantial remodelling of circa 1830. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. In early C17 style, 2 and 3 storeys, with principal facade of 9-bays to South East, of which bays -4 to -8 are 3-storey and project, and bay-9 projects further and has feature gable. Semi-circular arched stone entrance porch with Doric corner columns and openwork parapet crowned with urns to bay-5; Venetian windows to bays -2 and -9 ground floor with 3-light sash windows above, the remainder large single light sash windows in architraves with strapwork decoration over: Dutch-type pedimented gables with profusion of urn pinnacles. On North side a 3-bay single storey orangery, with semi-circular arcades and highly ornamental openwork parapets, roofless (May 1983). Interior not seen. The focus of Barwick Park estate, including four surviving follies (qv).

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