SO8844 : Croome Court

taken 2 years ago, near to High Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

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Croome Court
Croome Court
Croome Court is a Grade I Listed Building and the Historic England website describes the exterior thus:-

"Country House 1751-2 by Lancelot (Capability) Brown with advice from Sanderson Miller. Interior work from 1760 by Robert Adam. Built for the 6th Earl of Coventry. Limestone ashlar Palladian mansion with principal North and South fronts of 11 bays. Basement and 2 storeys with 3 storey end pavilions. Slate roofs, pyramidal over corner towers and 3 paired axial chimneys, pair linked by arches. 1-3-3-3-1 division with pedimented centre to North and fine projecting Ionic tetrastyle portico to South. Modillion cornice and balustrade to flanking wings. Moulded window architraves enriched with flat cornices on ground floor main range, pediments to North front pavilions and Venetian windows to South front pavilions. Roman Doric curved pediment doorcase to North front, flat cornice on consoles over South door. Chamfered quoins to projecting centre and to end pavilions. Fine 2 armed balustraded stair to North door and broad straight flight up to South door flanked by cast stone sphinxes."
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8848 4458 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.9661N 2:10.1753W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8848 4453
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