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Stable Block Approximately 40 Metres North East of Cornbury House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cornbury and Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8614 / 51°51'40"N

Longitude: -1.4921 / 1°29'31"W

OS Eastings: 435075

OS Northings: 218209

OS Grid: SP350182

Mapcode National: GBR 6TT.7M0

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.3G2X

Plus Code: 9C3WVG65+G5

Entry Name: Stable Block Approximately 40 Metres North East of Cornbury House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 13 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252456

Location: Cornbury and Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Cornbury and Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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13/16 Stable block approx. 40m NE of
27/08/57 Cornbury House
(Formerly listed as Stables at
Cornbury House)


Stable block. 1663, by Hugh May, with some later alterations and additions.
Limestone ashlar with stone slate roofs, hipped over pavilions. One storey, with
2-storey pavilions. North-east front: plinth, frieze and stone dentil eaves
cornice. Trancated lateral stone stacks to pavilions. 3:3:3:3:3 bays, with
central break and projecting pavilions at each end; C20 small-paned metal
windows with stone cills and first-floor C20 small-paned 2-light metal casements
to pavilions. Central panelled door with radial fanlight and flanking
round-arched niches with rectangular panels beneath. Pavilions with central
first-floor square panels and central ground-floor round-arched niches with
rectangular panels beneath. Five-bay side elevations, with central first-floor
blind windows and ground-floor arched niches. Rear: 3-bay pavilions. Later
alterations to centre with 3-bay coach house and porte-cochere. The stable block
is sited on the axis of the principal approach to Cornbury House (q.v.) from the
north-east and closes off the courtyard on that side of the house. The pavilion
roofs have been altered, the coach house altered and porte-cochere added,
probably in the early C20, possibly in 1901-6.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p555; Country Life: CVIII (September 1950),
pp922-6; Oliver Hill and John Cornforth: English Country Houses, Caroline
1625-1685, pp131-6)

Listing NGR: SP3507518209

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