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© Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland

IoE Number: 321065
Photographer: Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland
Date Photographed: 19 August 2002
Date listed: 06 January 1966
Date of last amendment: 06 July 1987
Grade II*

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TISBURYWARDOUR PARKST 92 NW(north side)4/275Camellia House and garden walls,at Wardour Castle (formerly listed

TISBURY WARDOUR PARK ST 92 NW (north side) 4/275 Camellia House and garden walls, at Wardour Castle (formerly listed at Kitchen Garden Walls and 6.1.66 Orangery) GV II* Camellia house with walls enclosing a large rectangular garden to south and smaller semi-circular garden to north. 1769 by Richard Woods for Eighth Lord Arundell. Limestone ashlar Camellia House has glazed roof, 5-bay front has central steel French windows with fanlight and two similar steel windows with fanlights either side, impost band, modillioned cornice to parapet and pediment over centre three bays. Brick stack attached to right return, brick walls to rear. Contains six mature camellias, reputed to be among the earliest specimens introduced to England from the East. Camellia House built to centre of wall between two enclosures; north garden has rat-trap bond brick walls with heating flues to either side and to north of Camellia House, rest of this garden enclosed by Flemish, English or stretcher bond brick walls, about 4 metres high and with round-arched stone gateways with keystones and imposts. South garden enclosed by Flemish bond brick walls, about 2.5 metres high. Although the camellias survive, the rest of the gardens now subject to new uses; mid C20 house built in north-east corner of north enclosure and swimming pool in west half of south enclosure. (Unpublished research by Mrs. F. Cowell on Woods, to be published in the Journal of the Garden History Society)

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