Stable block, about 70 metres south-west of Montacute House

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252407
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
Montacute House, The Borough, TA15 6XP

Map

Ordnance survey map of Stable block, about 70 metres south-west of Montacute House
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Location

Statutory Address:
Montacute House, The Borough, TA15 6XP

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Montacute
National Grid Reference:
ST 49846 17120

Details

ST4917 7/132

MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (north side, off) Stable block, about 70 metres south-west of Montacute House

(formerly listed as Stabling at Montacute House)

19.4.61

GV II Stable block. C19, but with some earlier fragments. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables having obelisk finials. 'U'-plan single-storey.

East range is the long central portion, plain with central gabled four-centre-arched throughway, over which is set a carved coat of arms dated 1598 on scroll; on either side of archway are shell-hood niches; two similar niches in side walls of throughway, and also two moulded cambered- arched doorways in rectangular recesses. Throughway arch matched on west side, with circular plaque over and flanking shell-hood recesses; to either side three bays of two-light hollow-chamfer mullioned and transomed windows in wave-mould recesses without labels; from each end returns westward of five bays to match, the first two bays with similar windows: the north range has three open wagon sheds, the south range a coach-house opening now partly boarded up, and then two cambered-arched doorways with sidelights. Inside east range the horse-boxes survive, with feed-lofts over.

A stable yard with stables, coach house, etc, indicated on this site on the rough 1782 survey, but the whole probably rebuilt between 1845-52.

(Girouard, M and others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4984617120

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
434954
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Girouard, M et al, Montacute House, (1985)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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: 06 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15527/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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