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Stable Block Including the Stable Cottage and the Grooms Cottage Approximately 30 Metres to South West of Pitchford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitchford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6336 / 52°38'1"N

Longitude: -2.7004 / 2°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 352694

OS Northings: 304218

OS Grid: SJ526042

Mapcode National: GBR BL.73W7

Mapcode Global: WH8C7.H2B9

Entry Name: Stable Block Including the Stable Cottage and the Grooms Cottage Approximately 30 Metres to South West of Pitchford Hall

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361549

Location: Pitchford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pitchford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pitchford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 5204 - 5304
12/140 The stable block
- including The
Stable Cottage and
The Grooms Cottage
approx 30 metres to
south-west of
Pitchford Hall
Stable block with dovecote; now including 2 cottages. Mid-to late C18,
altered and extended in the early C19, and partly altered in the late C19.
Red brick with sandstone dressings; plain tile roofs. U-plan around
courtyard with coach house, stable and dovecote to south-east, carriageway
at north-east corner and brick wall partly enclosing open end to south.
2 storeys. Dentil brick eaves cornice and stone coped parapeted gable
ends; central brick ridge stacks to north and west ranges and integral
lateral brick stack to north of north range. North front: 7-window
front; 2-light leaded wooden casements. 3 late C19 gables with planked
timbers, 2 to right over projection with pair of blocked round arches;
large Tudor-arched carriageway off-centre to left with clock above. Inside
of courtyard: irregular fenestration; small-paned casements with
sandstone lintels and some first-floor glazing bar sashes; boarded
and half-glazed doors; pair of large boarded garage doors to north
range. South-east block: stable and coach house with dovecote.
Mid-to late C18. 3:2:3 bays. Projecting central tower with segmental-
headed boarded loft door, 2 ground-floor depressed arches with keystones,
impost blocks and pairs of large boarded doors, and dovecote above with
pyramidal roof and octagonal wooden cupola with round-arched openings,
square base and ogee lead dome; coach house to right with hipped roof,
first-floor 2-light wooden casement, boarded door to left with 2-light
rectangular overlight and segmental relieving arch, and pair of depressed
arches to right with keystones impost blocks, and pairs of large boarded
doors; stable to left with central boarded loft door, and 2 ground-floor
glazing bar sashes with segmental relieving arches flanking central
boarded door with 2-part rectangular overlight and segmental relieving
arch. Interior of C18 block contains a forge with a very large bellows
and its levered operating mechanism. The stable block forms a close
group with Pitchford Hall (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ5269404218

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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