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Stable Range of Stisted Hall, and Walls Enclosing Yard to South, Stisted

Description: Stable Range of Stisted Hall, and Walls Enclosing Yard to South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116272

OS Grid Reference: TL7949824753
OS Grid Coordinates: 579498, 224753
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8924, 0.6072

Location: Kings Lane, Stisted, Essex CM7 8AG

Locality: Stisted
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8AG

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Listing Text


7/255 Stable range of Stisted
Hall, and walls
enclosing yard to south


Stable range and coach house, now used institutionally. 1825 by Henry Hakewill
for Charles Savill Onley (né Harvey). Gault brick in Flemish bond, roofed with
slate. E-plan facing S, with apsidal ends to E and W. Main range of 2 storeys
(stables with rooms over), wings of one storey (coach-houses and ancillary
rooms). Ground floor set back, forming covered yard, upper storey supported on
4 brick piers and 4 cast iron reeded columns. 4 tripartite sashes of 2-6-2
lights and 4 paired sashes of 4 lights; 3 plain stable doors with small lights.
First floor, 2:3:2 range of sashes of 6 lights. All windows, here and
elsewhere, have flat arches of gauged brick, stone sills, and much crown glass.
4 plain pilasters (continuing piers). Long overhanging eaves on consoles,
shallow hipped roof. 4 axial stacks, symmetrically arranged. Central
clock-turret with coppered square base, clock, bell, cupola on 6 Tuscan columns,
coppered dome, and weathervane. 3 coach-houses in each wing, of which 5
entraces are bricked up, each with a C20 casement; one has double doors. The
apsidal ends each have 3 windows of 6-6-6 lights. From the E wing a wall
extends southwards to connect with the service range of Stisted Hall, with one
small gateway. From the W wing a similar wall extends S and E to enclose the
stable yard, with vehicle gateways to W and S, and 6 brick piers. Stone copings
on walls, stone caps on piers. The tithe map of 1839 shows an open passage
between the two apsidal ends, with a stable range to the N of it, and the
present coach-house wings to the S (Essex Record Office, D/CT 335).

Listing NGR: TL7949824753

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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