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Farnborough Hall Stable Block and Attached Gatepiers

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnborough, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1418 / 52°8'30"N

Longitude: -1.3719 / 1°22'18"W

OS Eastings: 443078

OS Northings: 249466

OS Grid: SP430494

Mapcode National: GBR 7RT.MZ6

Mapcode Global: VHCVV.5FKF

Entry Name: Farnborough Hall Stable Block and Attached Gatepiers

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185177

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305589

Location: Farnborough, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Farnborough

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

FARNBOROUGH
SP4349
16/14 Farnborough Hall: stable
block and attached gatepiers

GV II

Stable block and attached gatepiers. Early/mid c18; left range and remodelling
1815-1816 by Henry Hakewill for William Holbech. Ironstone ashlar with string
course. Shallow hipped slate roofs with large widely-spaced wood dentils.
L-plan, with wing on right to rear, flanking forecourt of Farnborough Hall
(q.v.). 2 storeys; 7 bays. To yard: right range of 5 bays. Central chamfered
segmental carriage arch. 6-panelled doors to left and right inside 4-panelled
double-leaf doors and overlight above. Cross windows, on ground floor with many
glazing bars, and stone flat arches; first floor has leaded lights and stone
lintels with keystones. Slightly taller left range. Blank ground floor. First
floor has 2 round windows, the left blocked. Left return side to forecourt:
5-window range. String course. Central one-bay, one storey projection with
hipped roof. Diocletian window. Ground floor has stone cross windows. First
floor has 2-light stone mullioned windows. Leaded lights. Painted wood square
cupola with clock has simple pilasters, entablature and cornice. Dome with
weathervane. One-storey, one-window section to left has cross-window and stone
lintel with keystone. To rear: 5-bay loggia with chamfered wood posts and arched
braces between. Interior not inspected. Attached square gatepiers have pyramidal
caps.
(G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon
Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life 11 and 18 February 1954).


Listing NGR: SP4307849466

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