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HER Number:MDV40175
Name:Orangery at Hall House


Eighteenth century orangery to the south-west of Hall House.


Grid Reference:SS 584 271
Map Sheet:SS52NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBishop's Tawton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPS TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NE/11/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*): 98522

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ORANGERY (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Bishop's Tawton, 28 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV80521.

Orangery approximately 50 metres south-west of Hall House, 18th century. Stone rubble. Tiled roof with clay ridge tiles and gable ends. Rectangular on plan. Three tall bays, centre narrower, divided by stone rubble piers. Set within each bay are thin pilasters supporting rounded arches below moulded dentilled eaves cornice, all in timber. Right and left-hand bays have large full height sashes with vertical glazing bars only supporting lapped glass. The central bay has double 1/2-glazed doors and large overlight, both with similar lapped glazing. Interior rear wall of three sections with two central Corinthian columns and engaged pilasters to each end. Patterned brick floor.

North Devon District Council, 2003, North Devon Buildings at Risk Survey 2000-2003, 7 (Report - Survey). SDV344372.

Damage caused by roof leaks to plaster finishes inside. Extensive rot to windows. Other details: Photographs.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90634 ]
SDV344372Report - Survey: North Devon District Council. 2003. North Devon Buildings at Risk Survey 2000-2003. North Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV80521List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Bishop's Tawton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 28.

Associated Monuments

MDV40170Related to: Hall House, Bishop's Tawton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4599 - North Devon Buildings at Risk Survey 2000-2003

Date Last Edited:Mar 3 2010 8:31AM