STABLE BLOCK, LAUNDRY AND SERVICE YARD WALL IMMEDIATELY EAST OF PARKFIELD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208024
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1993
Statutory Address:
STABLE BLOCK, LAUNDRY AND SERVICE YARD WALL IMMEDIATELY EAST OF PARKFIELD, LOWER POLSHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
STABLE BLOCK, LAUNDRY AND SERVICE YARD WALL IMMEDIATELY EAST OF PARKFIELD, LOWER POLSHAM ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 89351 61251

Details

PAIGNTON

SX8961 LOWER POLSHAM ROAD 1947-1/4/60 (North side) Stable block, laundry and service yard wall immediately east of Parkfield

GV II

Stable block, laundry and service yard wall. c1860s. MATERIALS: Stable block and laundry cement-rendered and blocked out; corrugated-asbestos roofs; stacks with rendered shafts. Service yard wall stone rubble, stuccoed on the S side where it faces onto the garden. PLAN: The buildings front the service yard to W of Parkfield (qv). The are both roofed on a N-S axis. Stable to the N incorprates carriage house at S end and is linked to the laundry by a later open-fronted lean-to between the 2 buildings. The wall completes the yard on the S side and incorporates a round-headed doorway from the garden. EXTERIOR: 2-storey stable with hipped roof. Plank doors to carriage house at right end with two 16-pane sashes over. The stable end, to the left, is symmetrical with a central doorway flanked by 10-pane sashes with vertical glazing bars, loft loading door over. Single-storey laundry with gable-ended roof and 3-bay front. Recessed plank doors to left and right, segmental-headed 16-pane sash to centre. Right return has tripartite sash with segmental head. INTERIOR: Stable preserves paved floor and some original loose box partitions, one with a acorn finial, and timber feeding troughs. Ladder stair to loft. To right of the stable a tack room heated by a small range on the party wall with the stable. Stick baluster stair leads to first floor over carriage house. The first floor is plastered out and heated by a range. Laundry has plain interior with brick base for a copper and retains some fittings including mangle and timber crib-like troughs for washing. Included for group value with Parkfield house which has remarkably well-preserved service rooms, complete with fixtures and fittings. HISTORY: The asbestos sheeting on the roof is said to be a very early use of this material (information from Borough surveyor). The family who lived at Parkfield are said to have been involved in the manufacture of asbestos sheeting.

Listing NGR: SX8935161251

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
383832
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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