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Former Coach House and Stable Block to Clifton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton Campville, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6966 / 52°41'47"N

Longitude: -1.6111 / 1°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 426380

OS Northings: 311062

OS Grid: SK263110

Mapcode National: GBR 5G2.TS2

Mapcode Global: WHCGS.7H22

Entry Name: Former Coach House and Stable Block to Clifton Hall

Listing Date: 27 February 1964

Last Amended: 16 September 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272756

Location: Clifton Campville, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B79

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Clifton Campville

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifton Campville St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

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1893/3/5 Former coach house and
stable block to Clifton
Hall (Formerly listed as:
Former coach house block
to Clifton Hall)


Former coach house and stable block. Early C18 with C19 alterations. By Francis Smith of Warwick, for Sir Charles Pye. Red brick with some ashlar dressings and rusticated ashlar quoins of unequal length; hipped slate roof. PLAN: the northern most of a pair of monumental wings flanking a courtyard [the other wing is Clifton Hall (qv)]; the intention was to link these 2 service buildings with a principal house range to the east, but this plan was never effected. EXTERIOR: south elevation: 2 storeys with moulded plinth and eaves cornice, reduced proportions to first floor, raised blind panels between first floor windows and eaves. 7 bays; casements and glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads, raised keystones, -stone sills and aprons; the ground floor windows have wooden cross frames. Central doorway with moulded-and-cased architrave; swan neck pediment on console brackets containing the Pye coat of arms. West elevation 2 storeys with moulded plinth and eaves cornice, reduced proportions to the first floor, raised blind panels between first floor windows and eaves. 5 bays, casements with gauged brick heads, raised keystones, stone sills and brick aprons. Central doorway with elaborately moulded architrave and semi-circular pediment and raised keystone. North elevation 2 large cart entrances with segment heads flanked by single blind openings and single altered doorways at the ends. Above four 2-light casement windows with to left a similar blind window and to the right an altered loft doorway. East elevation has central plain doorway flanked by 2 windows the outer one to right blind, and the inner one to left blind, the outer one to right enlarged into doorway. Above five 2-light casements. INTERIOR: retains its original plan with a central open court, 2 coach houses to the north and stabling to the east and west. Upper floors housed grooms and hay. The former coach house and stable block to Clifton Hall was in a derelict and dangerous condition at the time of the resurvey. (Sources: Pevsner N: The Buildings of England: Staffordshire: 1974: 105- 106)

Listing NGR: SK2638011062

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