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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.


List entry Number: 1341973



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Redmarley D'abitot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125958

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6/140 Stables, The Down House (formerly listed with Down 2.10.54 House)


Stable block: 1823 by Thomas Rickman for George Dowdeswell. Rendered brick lined as ashlar in centre, English garden wall bond brickwork to wings and rear, painted on garden face: slate roof. 'U' plan, 2-storey, 3-bay centre, 4-window wings, lofted on left, single storey on right. Symmetrical facade to garden: central carriage opening; either side plinth, unfluted Doric pilasters flanking opening and at corners of block, sash window between. Above plain frieze and cornice, also forming head to carriage opening: low, plain parapet over, carried up in centre with moulded cornice each side and semi-circular-headed centre. Behind circular cupola, 8 plain Doric columns with cornice, lead dome and iron weathervane. Hipped roof. Set back and lower, each side, wings: plain plinth, sash window, rubbed brick arch, flat soffit to eaves, hipped roof, chimney on ridge against centre block. Right return 4 dummy windows, rubbed brick arches, plinth and roof as front: left similar but one window a sash. Centre carriageway painted brickwork; doors pivoted bottom, top pin hinge survives each side with stone hinge block. Cambered brick arch on pilasters each side: behind double boarded doors to upper floors each side, cambered brick arches; below at rear openings each side to porches, cambered brick arch to courtyard. Internally, 5 looseboxes on right, boarded walls, iron grilles in top part partitions, plastered ceiling with moulded cornice. Left wing in 2 rooms, 2 looseboxes and tying for 2, with loft over; originally designed for ceiling as right. King-post roof trusses, iron bolts, 1 pair purlins, plank ridge. Greek revival, designed with house (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7695730480

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National Grid Reference: SO 76957 30480


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