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Coach House/Stable Block Approximately 75 Metres North West of Spains Hall, Finchingfield

Description: Coach House/Stable Block Approximately 75 Metres North West of Spains Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115223

OS Grid Reference: TL6782134073
OS Grid Coordinates: 567821, 234073
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9798, 0.4422

Location: Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4NL

Locality: Finchingfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4NL

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/81 Coach-house/stable
21.12.67 block approx. 75 metres
north-west of Spains
(Formerly listed as Stable
GV II building at Spains
Coach house and stables. C18. Timber framed and plastered on base walls of red
brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Stable block of 7
bays facing SE. Coach house at left end, projecting forwards and backwards,
forming a T-plan. Small C19 stable at front right corner. Small C19 stable to
left of coach house, joining it to the dovecote. Lean-to shed with corrugated
iron roof to rear of stable block. 2 storeys. Coach house: 2 pairs of double
garage doors, C20 window with arched head above, and clock-face in gable.
Bell-turret on gable, square with slated pyramidal roof. Stable block: 2 fixed
windows of 32 small lights and one of 24 lights on ground floor, 3 fixed windows
on first floor, one of 18 lights, others with sliding external shutters. 2
boarded doors, one of which has a row of vents and a horizontally sliding
closure. The rear elevation of the coach house has a pitching door at first
floor level with a pulley on iron bracket above, and a round window with 6
radial glazing bars. The stables have respectively 4 and 2 loose boxes of
timber with iron grills, the posts terminating in moulded square finials. Some
blue stable tiles in right stable. Both have wall ladders to the hayloft above.
Primary straight bracing in walls. Butt purlin roof with collar-trusses and
raking struts.

Listing NGR: TL6782134073

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Source: English Heritage

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