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Stable Block Approximately 40 Metres North East of Cornbury House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cornbury and Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8614 / 51°51'40"N

Longitude: -1.4921 / 1°29'31"W

OS Eastings: 435075

OS Northings: 218209

OS Grid: SP350182

Mapcode National: GBR 6TT.7M0

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.3G2X

Entry Name: Stable Block Approximately 40 Metres North East of Cornbury House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 13 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252456

Location: Cornbury and Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Cornbury and Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD CORNBURY PARK
SP3518
13/16 Stable block approx. 40m NE of
27/08/57 Cornbury House
(Formerly listed as Stables at
Cornbury House)

GV II*

Stable block. 1663, by Hugh May, with some later alterations and additions.
Limestone ashlar with stone slate roofs, hipped over pavilions. One storey, with
2-storey pavilions. North-east front: plinth, frieze and stone dentil eaves
cornice. Trancated lateral stone stacks to pavilions. 3:3:3:3:3 bays, with
central break and projecting pavilions at each end; C20 small-paned metal
windows with stone cills and first-floor C20 small-paned 2-light metal casements
to pavilions. Central panelled door with radial fanlight and flanking
round-arched niches with rectangular panels beneath. Pavilions with central
first-floor square panels and central ground-floor round-arched niches with
rectangular panels beneath. Five-bay side elevations, with central first-floor
blind windows and ground-floor arched niches. Rear: 3-bay pavilions. Later
alterations to centre with 3-bay coach house and porte-cochere. The stable block
is sited on the axis of the principal approach to Cornbury House (q.v.) from the
north-east and closes off the courtyard on that side of the house. The pavilion
roofs have been altered, the coach house altered and porte-cochere added,
probably in the early C20, possibly in 1901-6.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p555; Country Life: CVIII (September 1950),
pp922-6; Oliver Hill and John Cornforth: English Country Houses, Caroline
1625-1685, pp131-6)

Listing NGR: SP3507518209

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