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Stables, North East of Taynton House and Wall and Wall and Gates Connecting to House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taynton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8975 / 51°53'50"N

Longitude: -2.4046 / 2°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 372257

OS Northings: 222178

OS Grid: SO722221

Mapcode National: GBR NRFP.13W

Mapcode Global: VH942.8KNR

Entry Name: Stables, North East of Taynton House and Wall and Wall and Gates Connecting to House

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125778

Location: Taynton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Taynton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Taynton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/242 Stables, north-east of Taynton House
and wall and gates connecting to
2.10.54 (formerly listed as part of 'Group of
three barns to the north of Taynton House')


Former oxhouse, now stables; yard wall. Late C17 or early C18.
Irregular English bond brickwork, stone slates. Seven-bay range,
2 storeys. Clasping corner pilaster buttresses, bullnose plinth,
plain string course at first-floor level: openings generally with
elliptical brick arches over. Facade to yard: on left blocked
opening, 2 slit air vents, boarded door, upper half glazed, set
slightly to left of original opening; 3 slit air vents, blocked
doorway. In centre double boarded doors to coach house, timber
lintel, brick arch over, flanked pilaster buttresses. To right
blocked door, 2-light mullion and transom window with slit air vent
each side; later boarded door, 2-light mullion and transom window
and blocked door. First floor 6 slit air-vents on left, 3-light
casement window with segmental head in centre, pilaster buttresses
each side, gable over with stone ball finial to apex. To right 3
slit air vents and two 2-light mullion and transom windows. Right
return 3 blocked windows ground floor, 3 blind first floor, with
plain string course at eaves level, 2 blocked windows above, and a
blind one in apex. Ball missing to finial at this end. Rear
wall subdivided into 5 sections by pilaster buttresses. Yard wall
on right, plain stone coping: sweeps down to gate pier, square
with stone hinge blocks and weathered stone coping. Double wooden
gates, 4 rails, brace only to second, double splats to bottom,
single to top, shaped tops, form swept outline. Wall in 4
sections stepping up thence to corner where returned to house,
each with square brick pier, to which top of wall sweeps up on one
Interior: plastered coach house in centre, later fireplace rear,
wooden stairs to separate plastered room over. Partitions in left
may be early alterations: part of loft floor missing. Trusses
collar and tie-beam with angle struts, 2 pairs purlins and no
ridge. Very early building of some size for cattle, probably used
for ploughing, an unusual survival; forms part of important group
with contemporary barn and cider house, and farmhouse (q.v.). (D.
Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO7225722178

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