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Former Stable Block and Coach House, Abberley

Description: Former Stable Block and Coach House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 152244

OS Grid Reference: SO7444866475
OS Grid Coordinates: 374448, 266475
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2958, -2.3761

Location: Abberley, Worcestershire WR6 6AW

Locality: Abberley
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6AW

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Listing Text


2/17 Former stable-block and
coach house


Stable-block and coach house, now class rooms and a chapel. Circa 1867 for
John Joseph Jones of Abberley Hall (qv). Red brick with freestone dressings,
plain tiled roof with decorative ridge tiles. In a plain Italianate style,
quadrangular on plan enclosing a stable yard. Central tower with low
pyramidal roof and overhanging eaves, round archway, panel of arms over a
string course, 3-light round-headed window to top stage embellished with
freestone quoins and imposts and bands of blue brick. The flanking wings are
slightly advanced and of 4 bays with round-headed glazed, casement windows in
semi-circular headed niches linked by impost bands on ground floor, and
segmental headed sash windows with vertical glazing bars on first floor; free-
stone band. Attached at the right is a 2 storey, 4 bay former coachman's house:
the 3 right hand bays are under a hipped roof, fenestration and details as
main block but all the windows have vertical glazing bars; panelled door in
recessed section at left. Single storey and attic side wings (former stables)
with mansard roof. 4 varied segmental headed glazing bar sash and casement
windows and panelled and plank doors on ground floor all under a plain band
and square headed and pedimented dormers to attic. The rear block is now a
chapel (formerly the coach house) of 6 bays with 5 round-headed windows and
off-centre door.

Listing NGR: SO7444866475

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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