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Description: Coach House at Rufford Abbey and Adjoining Boundary Wall
Date Listed: 10 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 241929
OS Grid Reference: SK6456064720
OS Grid Coordinates: 464560, 364720
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1757, -1.0355
RUFFORD off OLD RUFFORD
SK 66 SW ROAD (east side)
6/79 Coach house at
Rufford Abbey and
10.7.75 adjoining boundary
Coach house, now craft workshops and residence. Late C19 and
C20. Probably by John Birch. Irregularly coursed ashlar and
brick. Hipped and gabled plain tile roof, c.1971. Deep eaves
with concrete brackets. Single and 2 storeys, 6 bays wide,
square plan. Windows are stone mullioned and cross casements.
North front has 6 chamfered carriage openings with glazed doors,
1971. South front has 2 gabled rear wings with 2 casements and
above, 2 mullioned casements and rainwater head, 1971. West
front has off-centre square tower, 2 stages, with concave hipped
roof, first floor band and bracketed eaves. Chamfered doorway
and above, single cross casement. Adjoining boundary wall to
north has shaped ashlar coping and central elliptical archway
with chamfered ashlar surround. Stepped coped gable with ramped
brackets. Above, on each side, chamfered panel with blank
shield. To north, chamfered ashlar doorway.
Listing NGR: SK6456064720
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Source: English Heritage
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