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OFFICES,STABLEBLOCK AND COACH HOUSES AND ENCLOSING WALLS IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF LEYHILL

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: OFFICES,STABLEBLOCK AND COACH HOUSES AND ENCLOSING WALLS IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF LEYHILL

List entry Number: 1115010

Location

OFFICES,STABLEBLOCK AND COACH HOUSES AND ENCLOSING WALLS IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF LEYHILL

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tortworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34735

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Details

ST 69 SE TORTWORTH TORTWORTH PARK

1/138 Offices, Stableblock and Coach- houses and Enclosing Walls G.V. immediately north of Leyhill II

Offices, stables and coachhouses and enclosing walls; now workshops and a Prison Service Museum. Circa 1850 by S.S. Teulon. The stables, coachhouses and workshops enclose three sides of a square yard. Coursed rubble with Bath stone dressings; plain and fish scale tiled roofs. West range: single storey range of 6 stables, now workshops; plank doors and single and 2-light casement windows; projecting pentice over setted walkway. North range: in the centre is a 2 storey, 3 bay groom's quarters with 3 gables, three 3-light cross windows and 3 plank doors in chamfered surrounds and under relieving arches; to the left is a single storey 2 bay stable range; to the right are 3 coach-houses with chamfered, depressed arch surrounds. East range: to the north are 3 coach- houses as on the north range; in the centre is an entrance tower with a 4-centred arch carriageway, gables to all 4 sides above and a central clock tower with a tiled base and a louvred lantern surmounted by an ogee dome; to the south'is a single storey range with three 2-light casement windows. A tall rubble quadrant wall then joins the east range to a 4-centred archway which has, on the south side, a further quadrant wall with a single storey dairy built against it, which returns to the north east corner of the house. Across the centre of the yard is a freestanding range of buildings. In the centre is an octagonal game larder: 2-light casement windows to each elevation; plank door under a Y-tracery window; octagonal louvred lantern and plain tiled roof. Flanking the larder are single storey workshop buildings with hipped roofs and to the west is a former brewhouse or gasworks: square 2 storey tower at the west end, hipped roof and large octagonal louvred lantern, three 2-light casement windows, clustered octagonal brick stacks; 2 storey east range which ends in a gable cross wing. (The Builder, 29.10.1853 and 19.11.1853).

Listing NGR: ST6935792617

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in 19 November, (1853)
'The Builder' in 29 October, (1853)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

National Grid Reference: ST 69357 92617

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