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Clouds Estate Office Clouds Stables Holly Cottage Stable House, East Knoyle

Description: Clouds Estate Office Clouds Stables Holly Cottage Stable House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321154

OS Grid Reference: ST8781531095
OS Grid Coordinates: 387815, 131095
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0790, -2.1753

Location: New Road, East Knoyle, Wiltshire SP3 6BG

Locality: East Knoyle
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6BG

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(south side)
8/48 Clouds Estate Office,
Holly Cottage, Stable House
and Clouds Stables
Stables and grooms' accommodation to Clouds House, for Percy
Wyndham by Philip Webb. 1880s. Limestone ashlar to ground floor,
English bond brick to first, tiled roofs, brick stacks. Extensive
two-storey and single-storey ranges around two courtyards. Main
courtyard to west flanked on west side by Estate Office, former
nags stable with grooms' rooms over, 12-pane sashes and 3-light
casements and C20 doors to ground floor, gabled first floor has
four 2-light leaded casements, tiled offset between ground and
first floors. North side, left return-is entrance to Holly
Cottage, formerly head groom's house, with 3-light mullioned
casement, planked door and sash. North range, now The Stable House
is symmetrical with central 3-storey tower with hipped roof and 2-
light leaded casements, either side is 2-storey range with
casements and blocked segmental arch on stone imposts, formerly
open, the left one with inserted door with reset bay leaf frieze,
garage doors to left, the right one with planked doors and
casements. South-facing side of north range has four 12-pane
sashes to ground floor, 2-light casements to tile-hung first floor,
French windows in blocked archways either side with hipped attic
dormers, flanking wings have 2-light casements to gable ends. East
stable yard-with single-storey ranges of stables and carriage
houses, large blocked segmental-arches with planked doors and
fanlights and 3-light leaded casements to west side. North and
south ranges continue in use as stables; 12-pane sashes on outer
south side, four hipped dormers with pivot-hung windows to outer
north side, flat-headed louvre vents to roofs, cobbled yard, access
from east end between tiled gate piers. Good example of Webb's use
of local building materials and vernacular detail in estate

Listing NGR: ST8781531095

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Source: English Heritage

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