WHEATFIELD PARK COACH HOUSE, STABLES AND FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059673
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Date of most recent amendment:
05-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
WHEATFIELD PARK COACH HOUSE, STABLES AND FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHEATFIELD PARK COACH HOUSE, STABLES AND FARMHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Wheatfield
National Grid Reference:
SU 68713 99244

Details

SU 6899 WHEATFIELD

16/140 Wheatfield Park coach 18.7.63 house, stables and farmhouse (formerly listed as Park Farmhouse)

GV II*

Coach house and stables, part now converted to farmhouse. c.1730. For John Rudge. Coach house: red brick to end walls and rear; wood Doric columns support red brick parapet; old plain-tile hipped roof with central wall; wood cupola. 3-bay coach house. 4 Doric columns support parapet with moulded stone-dressed false pediment. Double plank doors with round tops between columns, except C20 plank infill to left. Round window to tympanum of pediment. Stone ball-finials to ends of parapet. Cupola to centre of roof, having square base; octagonal, boarded, second stage; octagonal dome. Interior not inspected. Flanking stables, at right angles, connected by walls with doorways, forming courtyard. Stables, to left and right, of red brick, with plum brick panels, and stone dressings; old plain-tile hipped roofs. Single-storey, 9-bay ranges. The central 3 bays project forward. Each bay has double rubbed-brick arch on flat piers. Moulded stone cornice to base of parapet. Moulded stone false pediment with brick tympanum to centre 3 bays. Moulded stone coping to parapet. Most stable openings have either plum brick infill with fanlights above or C20 doors. Interiors not inspected. Opposing ends of stables to coach house have brick walls with piers having stone ball finials forming entrance approach.Formerly the stable block to Wheatfield Park, destroyed by fire in 1814. (Buildings of England; Oxfordehire, 1974, p.837; V.C.H.; Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII, 1964, p.264-5).

Listing NGR: SU6871399244

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
249154
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 837
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1964), 264-265

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05703/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Dale Venn. Source Historic England Archive
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