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Description: Stables,coach House and Outbuildings Approximately 30 Metres South West of the Mansion
Date Listed: 24 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 132658
OS Grid Reference: SO8853005847
OS Grid Coordinates: 388530, 205847
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7512, -2.1675
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SO 80 NE BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT LYPIATT PARK
4/99 Stables, coach houses and out-
buildings approximately 30m
south west of the Mansion
Former stables and coach houses, now mixture of dwelling and
outbuildings. 1809-1815 by Sir Jeffry Wyatville for Sir Paul
Baghott; various additions by T.H. Wyatt for Sir John Dorington.
Ashlar and random rubble limestone; stone slate and concrete plain
tile roofs. Irregular plan with curtain wall and various buildings
forming courtyard. North end: main section of crenellated curtain
wall to right has circular tower with round profile string courses
and battered plinth at each end, that to left taller with cross and
loop slits and lancet openings; lower right tower formerly with
conical stone roof, now missing. Large 4-centred coach doorway
with plank doors set centrally between. Lower square tower in wall
set-back to left; various 2-light mullioned casements with pointed
heads. East side: irregularly planned curtain wall with circular
tower having loop slits, trefoil lancets and pointed doorways;
conical tiled roof. Low archway adjoins in wall. Courtyard:
tower in south west corner with mixed lancets; 2 coach doorways.
L-plan stable block runs to north with Tudor arched doorways and 2-
light mullioned fenestration. Central 4-centred loft doorway in
small parapet gable. Similar style to 2 buildings on west side of
courtyard. A very contrived and extravagant garden feature,
designed to appear like a castle.
Listing NGR: SO8852905845
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Source: English Heritage
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