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Description: Stable Block at Packington Hall
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 308969
OS Grid Reference: SP2227383895
OS Grid Coordinates: 422273, 283895
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4526, -1.6737
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GREAT PACKINGTON PACKINGTON PARK
8/64 Stable block at Packington
(Formerly listed as Packington
Hall and Stable block)
Stable block, now office. 1762-66. By William or David Hiorne for 3rd Earl of
Aylesford. Buff sandstone ashlar to the front range and stucco to the rear. Low
pitch slate roof with pyramidal roofs to the corner towers. Moulded main cornice
of stone. Courtyard plan with square corner towers. 2 storeys. East front in 9
bays including pedimented Tuscan Doric recessed portico. Doorway with moulded
stone architrave having the cornice carried on console brackets. Panelled
reveals, but late C20 glazed double doors. First floor late C20 12-pane hung
sashes. Ground floor has larger 12-pane hung sashes. Corner towers have raised
surrounds to first floor hung sashes and a Venetian window at ground floor with
pedimented centre light. The courtyard has red brick walls. 7 recessed
round-headed bays to each wall, with the centre bay pedimented.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p299; VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV; M, Binney:
Country Life: CXLVIII, p102, 266)
Listing NGR: SP2227383895
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Source: English Heritage
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