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SO 38 NW 5/143

LYDHAM C.P. A488 (west side) Lydham Manor

GV II Stable block, now house. Circa 1814-16, probably by John Hiram Haycock of Shrewsbury for the Rev. Herbert Oakley. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, partially rendered to rear, and hipped slate roof. U-plan with wall enclosing courtyard to rear. 2 storeys. Deep eaves and 5 stacks. 9 bays on first floor; slightly projecting end bays with triangular pedimented gables, slightly projecting centre bay with cornice, solid attic with clock and coping, and wooden cupola with louvred round-arched openings, tented lead cap, and weathervane. First floor early C19 wooden mullioned and transomed windows, ground floor glazing bar sashes taken from former Lydham Manor, now demolished. Large central blocked round-arched carriageway with impost bands, central door from former house with 6 raised and fielded panels; sandstone ashlar porch from former house with 2 Corinthian columns, frieze and cornice, and radial fanlight above. Lydham Manor was formerly known as Oakeley Park or House; the wings and pavilions of the old house were demolished in the 1930's and the rest of the house in the 1960's, when the name was trans- ferred to the stable block. Howard Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, John Murray, 1978, P.408; Peter Reid, Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Hereford, Salop, Warwicks Worcs 19 0, P.100; Salop Records Office, 1079/13.

Listing NGR: SO3305589953


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Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 408
Reid, P, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in Herefordshire Shropshire Warwickshire Worcestershire, , Vol. 2, (1980), 100


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: 17 Jan 2007
Reference: IOE01/16234/24
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