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Coach House and Stabling at Approx 20m North of the Home Farmhouse and Including Courtyard Wall and Gate-Piers to Front (South East)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kea, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2393 / 50°14'21"N

Longitude: -5.081 / 5°4'51"W

OS Eastings: 180397

OS Northings: 42241

OS Grid: SW803422

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.N0HL

Mapcode Global: FRA 087D.J9X

Entry Name: Coach House and Stabling at Approx 20m North of the Home Farmhouse and Including Courtyard Wall and Gate-Piers to Front (South East)

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63391

Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kea

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 84 SW KEA

2/182 Coach House and stabling at approx
20m north of The Home Farmhouse and
30.5.67 including courtyard wall and gate-
piers to front (south east)
(Formerly listed as stabling at
Killiow)


GV II*


Coach house and stables.Circa mid C19. Granite ashlar front, otherwise killas rubble
with granite quoins, jambstones and arch stones. Hipped mostly dry Delabole slate
roofs surrounding cobbled courtyard with lean-to cloister on 3 sides. 2 axial brick
chimneys towards middle of coach house and 2 lateral beick chimneys over rear wall to
left and right. Clock and bellcote over entrance.
Plan of single depth buildings surrounding rectangular courtyard with open cloister
or covered walk to link stabling to coach house. Coach house to front with central
carriage way and 3 coach houses to each side. Stair projection outshuts to rear each
side of carriage way. Accommodation for stable staff over. Coach houses to right of
entrance converted to further accommodation circa early C19.
Coach house is 2 storeys but stabling is single storey. Symmetrical 3:1:3 bay south
east front with tall central round-arched pedimented carriage way entrance broken
forward slightly. Square ashlar clock turret over with round clock face and
surmounted by octagonal open cupola with finial and weather vane. To left and right
of entrance are 3 wide carriage doorways spanned by shallow segmental arches:
original pairs of ledged and braced door to left, but openings to right are blocked,
and except for one to far right have C20 windows. Over each doorway is lunette
window.
Similar lunettes to stair turret at rear of coach house. South east 1:1:1 bay front
within courtyard with central bay with stepped parapet broken forward. Granite
mounting block in front with 4 steps to each side. 2-light window to each bay with
round-arched lights and glazing bars and flat, keyed arches over (Other windows
facing into courtyard are similar). Round-arched doorways to far left and right with
ledged doors and vertically glazed fanlights over.
The other 3 elevations within the courtyard have open covered walks carried on iron
stanchions and with open barrel vault to main entrance. Other doorways have shallow
brick arches and ledged doors. Cast iron ogee gutters.
Interior Many of the stables have their original cobbled standings and some are
complete with wooden ramped partitions and iron hay racks.
A good example of C19 efficiently planned stabling and with strong architectural
qualities.


Listing NGR: SW8039742241

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