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Wheatfield Park Coach House, Stables and Farmhouse, Wheatfield

Description: Wheatfield Park Coach House, Stables and Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 249154

OS Grid Reference: SU6871399244
OS Grid Coordinates: 468713, 199244
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6878, -1.0074

Location: Wheatfield, Oxfordshire OX9 7EN

Locality: Wheatfield
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 7EN

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Listing Text


Wheatfield Park coach
18.7.63 house, stables and
farmhouse (formerly
listed as Park Farmhouse)


Coach house and stables, part now converted to farmhouse. c.1730. For John Rudge.
Coach house: red brick to end walls and rear; wood Doric columns support red brick
parapet; old plain-tile hipped roof with central wall; wood cupola. 3-bay coach
house. 4 Doric columns support parapet with moulded stone-dressed false pediment.
Double plank doors with round tops between columns, except C20 plank infill to left.
Round window to tympanum of pediment. Stone ball-finials to ends of parapet. Cupola
to centre of roof, having square base; octagonal, boarded, second stage; octagonal
dome. Interior not inspected. Flanking stables, at right angles, connected by walls
with doorways, forming courtyard. Stables, to left and right, of red brick, with plum
brick panels, and stone dressings; old plain-tile hipped roofs. Single-storey, 9-bay
ranges. The central 3 bays project forward. Each bay has double rubbed-brick arch on
flat piers. Moulded stone cornice to base of parapet. Moulded stone false pediment
with brick tympanum to centre 3 bays. Moulded stone coping to parapet. Most stable
openings have either plum brick infill with fanlights above or C20 doors. Interiors
not inspected. Opposing ends of stables to coach house have brick walls with piers
having stone ball finials forming entrance approach.Formerly the stable block to
Wheatfield Park, destroyed by fire in 1814. (Buildings of England; Oxfordehire, 1974,
p.837; V.C.H.; Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII, 1964, p.264-5).

Listing NGR: SU6871399244

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Source: English Heritage

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