MENAGERIE FARMBUILDINGS TO NORTH WEST OF THE WOODLANDS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1233663
Date first listed:
22-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
MENAGERIE FARMBUILDINGS TO NORTH WEST OF THE WOODLANDS

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Location

Statutory Address:
MENAGERIE FARMBUILDINGS TO NORTH WEST OF THE WOODLANDS

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Rugby (District Authority)
Parish:
Combe Fields
National Grid Reference:
SP 38866 79075

Details

The following building shall be added:

COMBEFIELDS COMBE ABBEY SP 37 NE 1641-/5/10018 Menagerie farmbuildings to NW of The Woodlands GV II Menagerie farmbuildings. c1778. Built to serve the Menagerie designed by Lancelot (Capability) Brown. Red brick with plain tile roofs. Two 1-plan ranges linked by a gate. The larger northern range has a 2 storey wing to the west, with 4 segment- headed carriage arches, that to the right with double plank doors. Beyond to the right a stable door flanked by single 2-light glazing bar casements all with segment heads. Above 3 tall 2-light glazing bar casements to the eaves. Beyond to the right a slightly set back lower range with a single stable door. This range continues at right angles with a further stable door and becomes single storey with two stable doors and a shuttered opening between. The smaller southern range, single storey, with the 2 cart entrances to the north range, and 2 bricked-up cart shed entrances to the south range that to the left with a 3-light glazing bar casement. Beyond a single plank door flanked by single light glazing bar casements. These buildings are extremely rare, they were built to store food and bedding for the animals in the Menagerie, and they also provided space for sheltered winter accommodation for these exotic beasts.

Listing NGR: SP3886679075

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
409225
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

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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Date: 09 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15694/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John Airlie Hunter. Source Historic England Archive
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