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Stable Court Approximately 50 Metres South West of Adderbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0168 / 52°1'0"N

Longitude: -1.3081 / 1°18'29"W

OS Eastings: 447581

OS Northings: 235602

OS Grid: SP475356

Mapcode National: GBR 7TG.D41

Mapcode Global: VHCWG.8KVR

Entry Name: Stable Court Approximately 50 Metres South West of Adderbury House

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243839

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Adderbury

Built-Up Area: Adderbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adderbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(East side)
Adderbury East
7/116 Stable court approx. 50m SW of
08/12/55 Adderbury House
(Formerly listed as Adderbury
House with outbuildings and

Stable court. Probably 1731 by Roger Morris for Duke of Argyll, and c.1770,
possibly by sir William Chambers for Duke of Buccleuch. Ironstone ashlar;
Stonesfieid-slate roofs with ashlar stacks. Single range, extended by 2 wings
and enclosed by a wall and gates. 2 storeys. 3 central bays of main range are
rusticated and break forward between projecting quoin strips and below a shallow
pedimental gable containing clock within an oculus; ground floor has 3 round
arches containing coach-house doors, above which are small plain-architraved
windows, the middle window with a lowered sill. Plain ashlar flanking sections
terminating at projecting rusticated quoin strips each retain 3 similar
architraved windows at first floor, and the left range also has 3 architraved
openings at ground floor; ground floor to right is mostly C20 garage doors.
Hipped roof rises behind a solid parapet with a moulded coping. Later wings,
each a house, form 3-window pavilions linked to main range by lower sections,
and each has a symmetrical front with a central door between 12-pane sashes, and
has 6 pane sashes at first floor; parapets have moulded cornices continued round
all sides, and end and rear walls have similar windows. Outer face of left
linking section has a blind arch containing a smaller doorway. Pavilions and
linking sections are probably c.1770. Enclosing wall, approximately 2 metres
high, projects forward from the wings and returns to central rusticated
gatepiers capped by moulded entablatures and rusticated ball finials, which may
be part of the earlier work.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp416-418; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, pp7-9;
Country life 1949: Vol 105; pp30-32)

Listing NGR: SP4758135602

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