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Haffield, and Service Wings, Stables and Coach House, Donnington

Description: Haffield, and Service Wings, Stables and Coach House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152426

OS Grid Reference: SO7240133682
OS Grid Coordinates: 372401, 233682
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0009, -2.4034

Location: Donnington, County of Herefordshire HR8 2JA

Locality: Donnington
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 2JA

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Listing Text

SO 73 SW

6/5 Hiffield, and Service Wings
Stables and Coach House

- II

Country house. 1817-18 by R Smirke. Painted stucco; hipped slate roof behind
moulded cornice and blocking course in a severe neo-classical style. 2 storeys.
Garden elevation of 1:5:1 bays, the end bays are slightly advanced. Projecting
portico to centre of 6 attenuated Doric columns with plain entablature and
blocking course. Large pane sash windows on ground floor and glazing bar sashes
on first, all with outer blind boxes; plain band under first floor windows. Set-
back 2 bay wing at left. Entrance elevation of 3 bays: the outer ones are
advanced with later C19 canted bays. Central panelled door and projecting porch
with Doric columns in antis. To the rear of the house low, single storey service
wings lead to a stable block which is of painted brick and has 5 segmental headed
glazing bar sash windows and a central segmental headed archway (a later open
lean-to extends across the whole facade). Across the yard is a coach house of
brick with 2 tall doorways, under a hipped slate roof; garage lean-to at left
and shed at right. Interior: of the house has plain plasterwork and marble
fireplaces all in a minimal Greek Revival style; staircase with cast iron
balustrade and anthemion decoration; in the library is a mid-C18 fireplace
from Bowood, Wilts, carved wood with a richly foliated centre tablet set in an
acanthus frieze and under an elaborate cornice, supporting pilasters ornamented
with husk drops - inserted in 1950's (N Pevsner, The Buildings of England,
Herefordshire, 1963).

Listing NGR: SO7240133682

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Source: English Heritage

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