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Coach Houses and Stables, Owlpen

Description: Coach Houses and Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 133143

OS Grid Reference: ST8079798120
OS Grid Coordinates: 380797, 198120
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6815, -2.2791

Location: Owlpen, Gloucestershire GL11 5BY

Locality: Owlpen
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL11 5BY

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Listing Text


6/351 Coach houses and stables


Former coach house, now 2 houses, and stables with cart shed range.
Mid C19. Coursed and dressed limestone; ashlar chimneys; Welsh
slate roof. Two-storey coach house forming north side of
courtyard, linked to stables on east side by gateway; cartshed
range on south side. Large round archway to coach house is off-
centre with full gable above; mullioned and transomed casement
above archway. Three half gables to left with stone mullioned
cross windows; mullioned and transomed casements below either side
of segmental arched doorway. Further eaves level dormer to right
with hipped roof. Tall eaves-mounted chimneys. Gatehouse at north
east corner of yard set at 45° has large pointed archway with round
arched window arcade above. Crenellated parapets; 2 flanking
turrets, one with octagonal top formerly having domed cupola, now
removed. Stable range has loft to central section, symmetrical
mullioned and transomed fenestration either side of central
segmental arched doorway with similar loft doorway above in hipped
half-dormer. Pointed arched doorways to north-facing cartshed
range. Interiors not inspected. An unusually good coach house and
stable range. Built to serve the contemporary Owlpen House,
demolished in 1955 after a fire.
(Photographs of coach house, stables and Owlpen House in NMR. D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: ST8079798120

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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