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Haffield, and Service Wings, Stables and Coach House

A Grade II Listed Building in Donnington, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.0009 / 52°0'3"N

Longitude: -2.4034 / 2°24'12"W

OS Eastings: 372401

OS Northings: 233682

OS Grid: SO724336

Mapcode National: GBR NRFD.MN2

Mapcode Global: VH93H.9Z80

Plus Code: 9C4V2H2W+9J

Entry Name: Haffield, and Service Wings, Stables and Coach House

Listing Date: 18 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152426

Location: Donnington, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Donnington

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Donnington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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6/5 Hiffield, and Service Wings
Stables and Coach House

- II

Country house. 1817-18 by R Smirke. Painted stucco; hipped slate roof behind
moulded cornice and blocking course in a severe neo-classical style. 2 storeys.
Garden elevation of 1:5:1 bays, the end bays are slightly advanced. Projecting
portico to centre of 6 attenuated Doric columns with plain entablature and
blocking course. Large pane sash windows on ground floor and glazing bar sashes
on first, all with outer blind boxes; plain band under first floor windows. Set-
back 2 bay wing at left. Entrance elevation of 3 bays: the outer ones are
advanced with later C19 canted bays. Central panelled door and projecting porch
with Doric columns in antis. To the rear of the house low, single storey service
wings lead to a stable block which is of painted brick and has 5 segmental headed
glazing bar sash windows and a central segmental headed archway (a later open
lean-to extends across the whole facade). Across the yard is a coach house of
brick with 2 tall doorways, under a hipped slate roof; garage lean-to at left
and shed at right. Interior: of the house has plain plasterwork and marble
fireplaces all in a minimal Greek Revival style; staircase with cast iron
balustrade and anthemion decoration; in the library is a mid-C18 fireplace
from Bowood, Wilts, carved wood with a richly foliated centre tablet set in an
acanthus frieze and under an elaborate cornice, supporting pilasters ornamented
with husk drops - inserted in 1950's (N Pevsner, The Buildings of England,
Herefordshire, 1963).

Listing NGR: SO7240133682

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