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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319280
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42276
Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
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
SP 7216 - 7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS
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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