STABLE BLOCK AND COACHMAN'S HOUSE TO ARLINGTON COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106818
Date first listed:
09-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
STABLE BLOCK AND COACHMAN'S HOUSE TO ARLINGTON COURT

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Location

Statutory Address:
STABLE BLOCK AND COACHMAN'S HOUSE TO ARLINGTON COURT

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Arlington
National Grid Reference:
SS 61395 40496

Details

ARLINGTON ARLINGTON SS 64 SW 5/5 Stable block and Coachman's House - to Arlington Court GV II Stable block and coachmans house. 1864. Snecked stone rubble with rusticated ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with gable ends, coped parapets, moulded stone cornices and lions head guttering. Plan: 7 bay stable and coachhouse range with a clock tower over the centre bay and 3 bay wing projecting to left with an integral coachman's house attached at the end of the wing, forming overall L-shaped plan. Baroque style. 2 storeys. 7 bay stable range, with an acarded front, which is carried around a further 3 bays in wing projecting at right angles to the left. Each bay has a large rusticated round arch to the arcade and the central blind bay has niche containing stone carved Chichester shield and 1864 datestone above in the open pediment breaking the eaves on large stone console brackets. Above is a large octagonal clock tower, its eaves carried over the clockfaces with rusticated surrounds by segmental pediment; the clock tower is surmounted by a tall octagonal cupola with open arcaded sides and dome with a ball finial topped by the Chichester heron. The right-hand end bay is also blind with a semi-circular headed sash window. The corners of the stable range are also treated with rusticated quoins. Set back slightly at the left end of the wing is the coachman's house; 2 storeys, symmetrical 3 bays; 4-pane sashes in rusticated segmental arch openings; similar rusticated surround to the central segmental arch coach house doorway. The courtyard is enclosed on the south side with a low stone rubble wall incorporating a mounting block and ashlar gatepiers with ball finials.

Listing NGR: SS6139540496

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
96980
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

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: 15 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09627/11
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