The Clapham Orangery

The Clapham Orangery was built in 1793 and designed by Dr William Burgh of York. The Orangery was part of a landscape estate belonging to the Thorntonn Family that included a lake and landscaped gardens. The Orangery is built of portland stone with large capitals constructed out of coade. Decorated with swags of roses, fir […]

The Clapham Orangery was built in 1793 and designed by Dr William Burgh of York.

The Orangery was part of a landscape estate belonging to the Thorntonn Family that included a lake and landscaped gardens.

The Orangery is built of portland stone with large capitals constructed out of coade. Decorated with swags of roses, fir cones and leaves, the entablature contains a quotation from Virgil.

HIC VER ASSIDUUM ATQUE ALIENIS MENSIBUS AESTAS

“Here is perpetual spring and summer even in other months’. There were glazed sashes between the columns, and the inside was plainly plastered”

 

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