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STABLES, NORTH EAST OF TAYNTON HOUSE AND WALL AND WALL AND GATES CONNECTING TO HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: STABLES, NORTH EAST OF TAYNTON HOUSE AND WALL AND WALL AND GATES CONNECTING TO HOUSE

List entry Number: 1078576

Location

STABLES, NORTH EAST OF TAYNTON HOUSE AND WALL AND WALL AND GATES CONNECTING TO HOUSE, B4216

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Taynton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125778

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Details

SO 72 SW TAYNTON B4216 (west side)

7/242 Stables, north-east of Taynton House and wall and gates connecting to house 2.10.54 (formerly listed as part of 'Group of three barns to the north of Taynton House')

GV II*

Former oxhouse, now stables; yard wall. Late C17 or early C18. Irregular English bond brickwork, stone slates. Seven-bay range, 2 storeys. Clasping corner pilaster buttresses, bullnose plinth, plain string course at first-floor level: openings generally with elliptical brick arches over. Facade to yard: on left blocked opening, 2 slit air vents, boarded door, upper half glazed, set slightly to left of original opening; 3 slit air vents, blocked doorway. In centre double boarded doors to coach house, timber lintel, brick arch over, flanked pilaster buttresses. To right blocked door, 2-light mullion and transom window with slit air vent each side; later boarded door, 2-light mullion and transom window and blocked door. First floor 6 slit air-vents on left, 3-light casement window with segmental head in centre, pilaster buttresses each side, gable over with stone ball finial to apex. To right 3 slit air vents and two 2-light mullion and transom windows. Right return 3 blocked windows ground floor, 3 blind first floor, with plain string course at eaves level, 2 blocked windows above, and a blind one in apex. Ball missing to finial at this end. Rear wall subdivided into 5 sections by pilaster buttresses. Yard wall on right, plain stone coping: sweeps down to gate pier, square with stone hinge blocks and weathered stone coping. Double wooden gates, 4 rails, brace only to second, double splats to bottom, single to top, shaped tops, form swept outline. Wall in 4 sections stepping up thence to corner where returned to house, each with square brick pier, to which top of wall sweeps up on one side. Interior: plastered coach house in centre, later fireplace rear, wooden stairs to separate plastered room over. Partitions in left may be early alterations: part of loft floor missing. Trusses collar and tie-beam with angle struts, 2 pairs purlins and no ridge. Very early building of some size for cattle, probably used for ploughing, an unusual survival; forms part of important group with contemporary barn and cider house, and farmhouse (q.v.). (D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO7225722178

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SO 72257 22178

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