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Stable Block, Garden Wall and Dovecote Adjoining Onslow Hall to the South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7112 / 52°42'40"N

Longitude: -2.8356 / 2°50'8"W

OS Eastings: 343647

OS Northings: 312942

OS Grid: SJ436129

Mapcode National: GBR BF.26KY

Mapcode Global: WH8BS.D3ZV

Entry Name: Stable Block, Garden Wall and Dovecote Adjoining Onslow Hall to the South East

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259075

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

CIVIL PARISH OF BICTON


9/15 A 458 (T) (south side)

Stable block, garden wall
and dovecote adjoining
Onslow Hall to the south-east

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BICTON C.P. A 458 (T) (south side)
SJ 41 SW
9/15 Stable block, garden wall
- and dovecote adjoining
Onslow Hall to the south-east

- II

Stable block, garden wall and dovecote. Circa 1815-20, by Edward Haycock
of Shrewsbury. U-plan stable courtyard with enclosing wall to north-east
and garden wall with dovecote adjoining at south-west corner; attached to
Onslow Hall to the north-west (now rebuilt and not included on this list).
In a Neo-Classical style. Stable block: red brick with grey sandstone
ashlar dressings; brick rendered to front. Hipped slate roofs. One
storey. North-west front: plinth, end pilaster strips and frieze.
Central break with paired pilaster strips supporting frieze and open
triangular pediment, and moulded segmental carriage archway with pair of
large 6-panelled doors. Each range has small square stone stacks or
ventilators with moulded cornices. South-west range has central gauged-
brick elliptical archway with stone impost blocks and triple keystone.
South-east range has 5 two-light mullioned stone windows and a pair of
doors with 6 raised and fielded panels. Stone-coped enclosing wall to
north-east. Some inserted or altered C20 openings in north-west and
south-west ranges. Garden wall adjoining to south-west, including side
wall of stable courtyard. Rendered brick with grey sandstone ashlar
dressings. Articulated by panelled pilasters, continuous frieze and cornice,
and parapet with panelled dies,moulded stone coping and stone globe finials.
Dovecote at southern end. Red brick with hipped slate roof. Two storeys.
Projecting brick courses at eaves. Central gabled glover with barge boards
and finials, and weathervane. Various 2-light wooden windows and segmental-
headed boarded doors. Door to north with 6 raised and fielded panels (top
2 glazed). Interior not inspected. Onslow Hall was a large country house
of c.1815-20,by Edward Haycock for John Wingfield, in a Greek Revival style.
It was demolished c.1957 and replaced by the present building. B.O.E.,
p. 222; Colvin, p. 406.


Listing NGR: SJ4364712942

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