Stanley Orchart (1920-2005) was a landscape watercolour artist working in East Anglia. He painted mainly in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.
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Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
A watercolour measuring 14½” x 18¾”. Signed Orchart. Inscribed verso: ‘Bury St Edmunds 1981’.
View of Angel Hill at the junction with Abbeygate.
Houghton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
A watercolour measuring 12¾” x 17¼”. Signed Orchart and dated 1974. Inscribed ‘Houghton Hunts’.
View of the cast iron Gothic hand pump on the Green at Houghton, with the Three Horseshoes Inn on the left and Thicket Road on the right.
Henry VII Lodge, near Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire
A watercolour measuring 12” x 16”. Signed Orchart and dated 1965. Inscribed ‘Lodge near Woburn Sands’.
Henry VII Lodge (also known as Aspley Cottage) is situated on the road out of Woburn Sands towards Woburn, and was erected in 1810-11 by the Duke and Duchess of Bedford in the style of Henry VII’s reign.