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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: 1381870



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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Compton Verney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Aug-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482235

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SP35SW COMPTON VERNEY 1901-1/6/71 Stable block immediately north-east 05/04/67 of Compton Verney (Formerly Listed as: COMPTON VERNEY Stables at Compton Verney)


Stable block, now apartments. Early to mid C18 with late C20 alterations. By James Gibbs. Limestone ashlar and dressed stone; hipped graduated stone slate roof. Courtyard plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 9-window south range with 3-window centre breaking forward under pediment. Plain plinth and top cornice; pediment has Verney crest in roundel; rusticated quoins. 3 entrances have doorcases with Gibbs surrounds, large key blocks with flanking voussoirs and pediments; late C20 raised sills to French windows. Each entrance flanked by windows with sills, Gibbs surrounds and 6/6 sashes. First-floor windows have architraves carried round all 4 sides and 3/3 sashes. Windows noted as retaining some crown glass. Clock turret has square base with clock faces and bell-stage with recessed canted angles and round arches, cornice and cupola with weather-vane. Right return similar: 5-window range, the ends breaking forward, with central elliptical archway with rusticated arch and lantern bracket; one side of through passage pierced with C20 round windows. Left return similar, but the archway has ashlar infill and elliptical-headed entrance in hollow-chamfered arch. Rear is plain dressed stone, windows with plain lintels over 6/9 sashes; 9 windows with 6-pane sashes to first floor and 7 C20 gabled dormers. COURTYARD: ground level has been raised; dressed stone with ashlar dressings; to south 3 rebated round-headed arches with C20 infill, flanking entrances with glazed side lights to 6-fielded-panel doors; first floor has 3 windows flanked by partly blocked pitching doors, all with 6-pane sashes; north side similar. West side has elliptical arch with entrance in later infill; window to left has 12-pane sash, blocked rebated elliptical arch to right with inserted segmental-headed 12-pane sash; 2 windows to first floor with 6-pane sashes; east side similar, but open arch and flanking windows with 12-pane sashes. INTERIOR: not inspected, but much altered with late C20 fittings and stairs. Important group with the house. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 240).

Listing NGR: SP3107752913

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 240

National Grid Reference: SP 31087 52895


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