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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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King's Academy students who visited The Orangery at Rockcliffe Hall
Located within the heart of Tanworth-in-Arden, The Orangery enjoys a pleasant leafy backdrop yet is within walking distance of the village and all its amenities which include a green, local inn, picturesque parish church, junior and infant schools, and a golf club.
This orangery makes a magnificent centrepiece to the show centre and its state of the art design is framed in a welsh slate grey colour with a sparkling granite floor, air conditioning, heating, fully furnished, down lighters and an entertainment system.
But, overall, it's all about the stunning surroundings of e Orangery, great food and a memorable experience.
The new Orangery by Eva Jiricna Architects is a consequence of having an asthmatic and dramatist in power.
Now with the orangery, all we have to do is open the doors to bring the outside in," explains the owner.
Richard says: "I am really excited to unveil our new menus for 'e Orangery and share my style of cooking.
Magnificent Margam Castle, 18th century Orangery with ornamental gardens and deer park, a narrow-gauge railway, adventure playgrounds, Go Ape (high-wire adventure), Fairytale Land (children's area) and rare breeds farm trail.
Inside, there is an entrance hall, a formal dining room, a cosy sitting room and a fabulous orangery which is a particular feature of the property.
A graceful, harmonious addition to the place, it steps up the slope of the garden from the east side of the house to a small orangery on the east.
Richard Allen, executive head chef at The Orangery, Rockliffe Hall, was joined by 20 children from Conyers School, Yarm where he shared his advice on cooking as well as introducing them to some unusual foods.