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Titley Court and Adjoining Stable

A Grade II Listed Building in Titley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2307 / 52°13'50"N

Longitude: -2.9813 / 2°58'52"W

OS Eastings: 333072

OS Northings: 259621

OS Grid: SO330596

Mapcode National: GBR F7.1M3D

Mapcode Global: VH779.86R8

Entry Name: Titley Court and Adjoining Stable

Listing Date: 19 August 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149192

Location: Titley, County of Herefordshire, HR5

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Titley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Titley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 35 NW TITLEY CP TITLEY

7/53 Titley Court and
adjoining stable

19.8.53
- II

Country house and adjoining stable. Dates from the C17 but extensively
remodelled during C18 and mid- to late C19, late C18 stable block.
Possibly originally a timber-framed house but has been completely remodelled
in sandstone rubble and brick, with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof, sand-
stone rubble stable block with ashlar dressings and part Welsh slate and part
stone slate roof. Irregular plan, generally L-shaped with many gables running
across the line of the two wings, several axial stacks, some with decorative
grouped shafts, two-storey projecting porch to west side. Further entrance
to centre of south wing. Stable block aligned east/west adjoins to east of
west wing. Two storeys, attics and cellars. South front: crenellated turret
at corner to left and six uneven gables to entrance front, central gable with
small semi-circular window in gable, two-centred arched head to first floor
opening with glazing bar sash window and decorative glazing in head, two-
centred arched head to doorway with part-glazed door with two similar shaped
lights. This central bay is flanked to the left by a gabled two-storey and
attic canted bay with central pointed arched head to attic window and square
headed openings flanking central pointed window with glazing bar sash windows,
plain sash windows to the ground floor; further to the left is a gabled bay
with a pair of decorative pointed windows to the attic and two square headed
openings with glazing bar sash windows to the first floor, these windows
have a panel of mock glazing fixed above echoeing the decorative glazing
of the central pointed windows of the previous two bays; 4-light window to
ground floor; paired semi-circular headed windows to the turret. A similar
canted bay of two storeys with attics flanks the entrance bay to the right,
this has square-headed stone mullioned and transomed windows of three lights,
one similar 2-light window below each of the two remaining gables to the right,
here the ground floor projects forward with two canted bays and has a blocked
crenellated parapet and plain sash windows; mainly decorative bargeboards
to gables. The west side has square headed windows with 2- and 3-light
mullioned and transomed windows. The stable block to the rear has a central
projecting gable, capped by a decorative octagonal lantern, dentilled eaves
cornice, pointed arched head to central window with decorative glazing, two
segmental headed carriage entrances. Clock face in gable. The interior was
inaccessible at the time of resurvey during April 1986,.but is said to retain
the fine late C17 plastered ceiling divided into nine panels by heavily moulded
and enriched trabeations with decorative floral and folial detail in the panels,
there are also two fine C17 overmantels. (RCHM, Vol III, p 191; BoE, p 300).


Listing NGR: SO3307259621

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