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Stable Block at Astley Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Astley, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5016 / 52°30'5"N

Longitude: -1.5426 / 1°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 431147

OS Northings: 289392

OS Grid: SP311893

Mapcode National: GBR 6L0.0V2

Mapcode Global: VHBWK.6DV5

Entry Name: Stable Block at Astley Castle

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309105

Location: Astley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Astley

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Astley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

ASTLEY

1728/8/17 ASTLEY CASTLE
11-NOV-52 Stable block at Astley Castle

GV II*

Stables and coach house range. Circa mid to late C18. Regular coursed sandstone; rear wall of brick. C20 plain-tile hipped roof. T-plan with wing to rear. Gothick Revival style with 4-centred arches throughout. One storey, 5 bays. Symmetrical front has moulded cornice and embattled parapet. 3-bay centre projects slightly and has embattled gable parapet. Double-chamfered doorway with plank door. Windows have Y-tracery. Gable has large moulded quatrefoil opening, partially bricked-up and damaged. First and fifth bays have large bricked-up double-chamfered arches, probably originally coach houses. At rear, gabled wing at centre; later cart entrance on right with added gable above.
INTERIOR: Some of the original roof structure remains and interior fittings said to have been largely replaced.
This is a good example of C18 Gothick Revival style.


Listing NGR: SP3114789392

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