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Coughton Court Stables Coughton Galleries, Coughton

Description: Coughton Court Stables Coughton Galleries

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305307

OS Grid Reference: SP0831860651
OS Grid Coordinates: 408318, 260651
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2440, -1.8796

Location: Coughton, Warwickshire B49 5JA

Locality: Coughton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 5JA

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Listing Text

1/145 Coughton Court Stables and
01/02/67 Coughton Galleries


Outbuilding and stables; outbuiding now art gallery, part of stables now 2
cottages. Outbuiling early C16; remainder of stables mid C18. Limestone ashlar
with brick dentil cornice. Tile roofs; brick stacks. Outbuilding has moulded
plinth and timber framed gables. T-plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Entrance in
projecting gabled wing has plank door in square headed 4-centred arch with hood
mould. Stone cavetto-moulded mullioned windows, with arched lights and hood
moulds. Tall 2-light window to left of door, smaller one to right. Coat of arms
over door, badly eroded. Above this 3 corbels and blocked doorway with 4-centred
arch and hood mould. 4-light window to left, 2-light to right, both blind. Left
return side of wing has two 2-light windows on ground floor, and 4-lights on
first floor. Main range has 2-light windows on ground floor only. Right end wall
has 2 buttresses. 2 cross windows with stone hood mould. First floor has 4-light
C20 casement with hood mould. Gable has close studding with middle rail. To rear
2-light window and door; 5-light window on first floor. Brick stacks. Stables
one storey and attic, with 2-storey end pavilions; I:3:1:3:1 bays. Left end wall
of outbuilding forms right pavilion of composition. Ground floor has 3-light
window with hood mould. Flanking 2-light casements with glazing bars and shaped
eared stone architraves. First floor has 5-light window with hood mould. Left
pavilion similar, but without flanking casements. Central arch with rusticated
voussoirs and broken pediment. Open bell turret above. Cross windows with
glazing bars and shaped eared architraves with rusticated voussoirs and
keystones. Flat roofed dormers: 3 on right, one on left, Irregular ranges to
courtyard. Part ashlar, part brick with scored render. 2 coach houses with
basket arches and keyblocks. Interior of outbuiling has stop chamfered ceiling
beams. Said to have queen post roofs. Oubtbuildings reputed to formerly have
been linked to Coughton Court by a bridge from first floor across moat.
Prominent composition with house.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.78; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,

Listing NGR: SP0831860651

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Source: English Heritage

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