COUGHTON COURT STABLES COUGHTON GALLERIES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1355379
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
COUGHTON COURT STABLES
Statutory Address:
COUGHTON GALLERIES

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COUGHTON GALLERIES
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Location

Statutory Address:
COUGHTON COURT STABLES
Statutory Address:
COUGHTON GALLERIES

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Coughton
National Grid Reference:
SP 08318 60651

Details

COUGHTON SP06SE 1/145 Coughton Court Stables and 01/02/67 Coughton Galleries GV II*

Outbuilding and stables; outbuiding now art gallery, part of stables now 2 cottages. Outbuiling early C16; remainder of stables mid C18. Limestone ashlar with brick dentil cornice. Tile roofs; brick stacks. Outbuilding has moulded plinth and timber framed gables. T-plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Entrance in projecting gabled wing has plank door in square headed 4-centred arch with hood mould. Stone cavetto-moulded mullioned windows, with arched lights and hood moulds. Tall 2-light window to left of door, smaller one to right. Coat of arms over door, badly eroded. Above this 3 corbels and blocked doorway with 4-centred arch and hood mould. 4-light window to left, 2-light to right, both blind. Left return side of wing has two 2-light windows on ground floor, and 4-lights on first floor. Main range has 2-light windows on ground floor only. Right end wall has 2 buttresses. 2 cross windows with stone hood mould. First floor has 4-light C20 casement with hood mould. Gable has close studding with middle rail. To rear 2-light window and door; 5-light window on first floor. Brick stacks. Stables one storey and attic, with 2-storey end pavilions; I:3:1:3:1 bays. Left end wall of outbuilding forms right pavilion of composition. Ground floor has 3-light window with hood mould. Flanking 2-light casements with glazing bars and shaped eared stone architraves. First floor has 5-light window with hood mould. Left pavilion similar, but without flanking casements. Central arch with rusticated voussoirs and broken pediment. Open bell turret above. Cross windows with glazing bars and shaped eared architraves with rusticated voussoirs and keystones. Flat roofed dormers: 3 on right, one on left, Irregular ranges to courtyard. Part ashlar, part brick with scored render. 2 coach houses with basket arches and keyblocks. Interior of outbuiling has stop chamfered ceiling beams. Said to have queen post roofs. Oubtbuildings reputed to formerly have been linked to Coughton Court by a bridge from first floor across moat. Prominent composition with house. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.78; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.247).

Listing NGR: SP0831860651

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
305307
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 78
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 247

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: 27 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15717/20
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