Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357426

Date first listed: 19-May-1986



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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Dodcott cum Wilkesley

National Grid Reference: SJ 58990 44236


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DODCOTT CUM WILKESLEY C.P. COMBERMERE PARK SJ 54 SE 6/27 Stable Block - GV II Stable block. 1837. By Edward Blore. Red random bond brick with ashlar dressings and a slate roof with lead flashings. Two storey and single storey ranges with turrets of 3 storeys height set around a rectangular courtyard. Entrance front: projecting archway slightly to left of centre with an ashlar plinth common to the whole building. Four-centered archway with ashlar hinge dressings and arch with double chamfered reveal and hood mould. Above this is a gable with ashlar coping and at either side are octagonal turrets which diminish in girth via offsets and are capped by lead spirelets. To either side are four bays of blank walling divided by buttresses with ashlar offsets and with a blind lancet to the centre of each bay. To right and left are two-storey cottages. These each have a square turret to the corner nearest the centre of the front with a doorway to the ground floor with ashlar lintel and Tudor hood mould. Lancets to first and second floors divided by a stringcourse, cusped moulding to the ashlar eaves which support a concave pyramidal roof. The left hand cottage has a slightly recessed gable at left of the turret which has a canted bay window with hipped roof to the ground floor and a 2-light window to the first floor with a stone hood mould. Ashlar coping and finial to the gable. The right hand cottage has a similar bay at left to the right of which are two further bays, that at centre slightly recessed and having a 2-light ground floor window with stone hood mould and a 2-light C20 window to the first floor. To the right of this is a slightly projecting bay which has at left a 2-light window and a similar window to first floor centre, both with Tudor hood moulds and stone sills. Two-flue chimney stack with octagonal flues to left of centre of this block. The courtyard has a 3-bay, 2-storey carriage house range opposite the entrance arch which has a central projecting bay with a 6-panel door to the ground floor with ashlar lintel and hood mould. To either side are double carriage doors with ashlar hinge dressings and ashlar four-centered arches. To the first floor above are three 2-light windows with ashlar sills and lintels and three gablets above with stone kneelers and coping and sceptre finials. To either side are single storey ranges with 2-light windows.

Listing NGR: SJ5899044236


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Legacy System number: 422453

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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 6 Cheshire,

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