tHE ORANGERY,

RIPON

For Newby Hall Estate

Newby Hall is a Grade I listed mansion located near Ripon.  In the late eighteenth century, on his return from a Grand Tour, William Weddell transformed the house and designed the Grade II listed Orangery.  A sketch by Weddell illustrates the 7-bay structure with full height sash windows between stone pilasters, a glazed roof and a decorative parapet. The Orangery had been significantly altered over the years with the replacement of the full height sash windows with rendered brick panels and small sash windows, the loss of the glazed roof and decorative parapet and the erection of several extensions to the side and rear.

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Woodhall prepared a scheme for the restoration of the building which included: demolition of the twentieth century extensions, extensive masonry repairs, reinstatement of the full height timber sash windows, provision of decorative anthemions along the parapet and the construction of a new south terrace.   Internally, some alterations were carried out to the nineteenth century roof structure to enable removal of the central column and a new tiled floor was provided.  

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