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orangery

a building, such as a greenhouse, in which orange trees are grown

orangery

A building, or a part of a building, once found in especially stately homes, for cultivating orange trees and other ornamental trees in a cool climate where they would not otherwise grow; usually had large, tall windows along its southern exposure; now often used for social and exhibition purposes. Also see conservatory, greenhouse, hothouse.
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They have also converted the garage into a family room and added the orangery.
But it added: "Mobile Stars can announce that events hosted by the company in Margam Park and Margam Orangery will now only be hosted on a ticket-only basis.
A mix of hardwood, glazing, roof lights and French doors, the David Salisbury orangery gives a contemporary twist to s the back of the property.
The kitchen is beautifully appointed The orangery is a particular feature The house stands in superb grounds
The more informal Orangery does steaks, risottos and pan-fried fish.
The orangery, opening onto a southfacing terrace, overlooks one of the formal box-hedged parterre gardens with superb panoramic views.
There is also an attractive biographical aspect to the scheme, in that the Orangery Garden was initially the domain of Queen Mary II--described by Stephen Switzer in 1715, as 'particularly skill'd, especially in Exoticks'--in contrast with the Privy Garden, which was begun under the direction of William m in 1699, five years after his queen's death.
Citrus fruits don't really grow very well in our Irish climate but Michael's orangery will make sure that won't be a problem.
The front dining room has exposed timber boarded flooring and open hearth, the drawing room has a lovely pine fireplace surround with slate hearth and connecting glazed French doors leading to the orangery.
There are bespoke chimney pieces to the drawing and morning rooms and limestone flooring to the hallway, orangery and kitchen.
Following a major programme of improvements including the construction of new kitchen facilities, the newly refurbished Orangery restaurant within the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London, reopened at the end of last year.
Seeing the past starve, fingering the thick panes of the orangery for green gone Out Of them, he raised a level inside himself, an animal of plumage and perfect void.