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Description: Coach House, Dovecote and Stable Wing About 15 Yards East of Bradford House
Date Listed: 16 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 156273
OS Grid Reference: SO9211476330
OS Grid Coordinates: 392114, 276330
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3849, -2.1173
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SO 97 NW BELBROUGHTON CP BRADFORD LANE (east side)
6/8 Coach house, dovecote and
stable wing about 15 yards
16.11.67 east of Bradford House
(formerly listed as Coach
house at Bradford House)
Coach house, dovecote and stable wing. c1774, with mid-C19 alterations and
additions. Brick with sandstone dressings and plinth; hipped plain tiled
roof. Two storeys with band between storeys and moulded eaves cornice.
2:2:2 bays; end quoins; central bay breaks forward, has a pedimented gable
and quoin strips and the intermediate band is at a higher level than the
outer bays; two semi-circular headed stone archways with moulded keyblocks
and partly-glazed C20 double doors; two blind first floor windows with stone
lintels and keyblocks; keyed oculus in gable apex. Outer bays have a ground
floor and two first floor cross-casements with stone lintels and moulded key-
blocks; inner bays have a stable door with a transom light and, above, a
moulded flat canopy on shaped brackets. At the centre of the roof ridge is
a glazed octagonal cupola with moulded cornice, domical lead roof, ball finial
and weathervane. Interior: upper floor of central bay from dovecote lined with
about 450 nesting boxes and alighting ledges. A tie-beam to the south of the
roof is inscribed with the date "MAY 1774". At left gable end is a stable
wing with gable-end parapet. Two levels with three-course band between storeys.
Front elevation has a 4-pane sash window and a half-glazed door with a transom
light (both have cambered heads) and also a stable door with a transom light
similar to those in the outer bays of the coach house. Lean-to six-bay shelter
shed at rear of coach house, also C19 wing to rear of stable part.
Listing NGR: SO9211476330
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Source: English Heritage
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