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Stables, Including Stable Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8444 / 51°50'39"N

Longitude: -0.9359 / 0°56'9"W

OS Eastings: 473400

OS Northings: 216734

OS Grid: SP734167

Mapcode National: GBR C11.B66

Mapcode Global: VHDTW.QWLY

Entry Name: Stables, Including Stable Cottages

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42276

Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Waddesdon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


10/129 Stables, including Nos.
I and 2, Stable Cottages.


Stables and coach-houses with 2 cottages. Circa 1880, probably by
H.A. Destailleur for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Roughcast with
red brick and stone dressings, steeply pitched slate roofs with
sprocketted eaves, brick chimneys with off-set heads. In C16-C17
French style with ranges around 3 sides of a courtyard, wall across
fourth side, and projecting cottage pavilions. One storey and an attic.
Brick plinth with moulded stone coping, brick pilasters with stone
capitals, moulded stone cornice. Brick surrounds to openings with
stone key and impost blocks. Left wing of 10 bays has coach-houses
with double doors and fanlights in segmental arches. Right wing has
similar arches but more irregular doors and windows to stables. Far
range of 4 bays has double doors flanking central windows. Attic has
dormer windows with brick side scrolls, and stone voussoirs and pediments,
the right wing with plainer intermediate dormers. Central dormer of far
range is of stone with panelled pilasters, carved badge of 5 crossed arrows
in broken segmental pediment, and clock instead of window. 2 storey Cottage
pavilions are more elaborate with stone quoining, plinth, band course,
cornice and through-storey window surrounds. 2 bays of sash windows to
front, one bay to each side, the lower windows with panelled aprons, the
dormers in shouldered stone architrave surrounds with pediments above.
Doors to inner sides. Wall across front of courtyard is of brick with
stone plinth, simple entablature and banded pilasters, each pilaster
with carved stone mask-head bracket. Rusticated gate piers with
panelled frieze and moulded capitals. Far range has attached cast iron
water pump with stone basin.

Listing NGR: SP7340016734

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