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Laundry and Brewhouse and Stables and Coach House Immediately South of Charlecote Park

A Grade I Listed Building in Charlecote, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2049 / 52°12'17"N

Longitude: -1.6215 / 1°37'17"W

OS Eastings: 425962

OS Northings: 256368

OS Grid: SP259563

Mapcode National: GBR 5N1.QW5

Mapcode Global: VHBXV.VV42

Entry Name: Laundry and Brewhouse and Stables and Coach House Immediately South of Charlecote Park

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Last Amended: 19 August 1999

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482172

Location: Charlecote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Charlecote

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Charlecote St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


CHARLECOTE

SP2556 CHARLECOTE PARK
1901-1/10/25 Laundry, brewhouse, stables and
05/04/67 coach house immediately S of
Charlecote Park
(Formerly Listed as:
Outbuildings at Charlecote Park)

GV I

Laundry, brewhouse, coach house, stables and deer
slaughterhouse. Laundry and brewhouse: C16 with later
restoration. Brick laid to English bond with limestone
dressings and high plinth; steeply pitched old tile roof with
octagonal brick ridge and internal stacks. L-plan.
Stables: C16 with early C19 cladding and interior alterations.
Brick laid to Flemish bond with diaper pattern in vitrified
headers; old tile roof.
EXTERIOR: laundry/brewhouse wing: south side of 2 storeys plus
attic; 5-window range; 2 cross-gables. To right, 2 entrances
have 4-centred heads and plank doors and flank 2 C19
round-headed coach entrances with keystones and paired doors.
Double-chamfered mullioned windows of 2, 3 or 8 lights with
leaded glazing. Left end has entrance to brewhouse and blocked
windows. Lead rainwater goods.
Slaughterhouse for deer attached to east end; gabled
single-storey structure with modillioned brick cornice; north
entrance has grille to overlight and to south an entrance and
2-light window.
Stables: 2 storeys; 8-window range with cross-wing and cupola
to left of centre. Moulded stone plinth and first-floor drip
course; stone-coped brick parapet. Wing breaks forward with
coped gable; elliptical-arched carriageway with moulded
responds and arch and groin vault; oriel has 1:2:1-light
transomed windows over panels (central panel has Lucy Arms)
and pierced parapet copied from gatehouse (qv).
Ground floor to left of wing: 2 coach house entrances as above
and entrance with single-chamfered Tudor arch with label mould
and fanlight to paired panelled doors and a 3-light
ovolo-mullioned window with 4/4 sashes to right. To right of
wing: 2 similar stable entrances but with plank doors each
with similar window to left.
First floor has 2-light double-chamfered mullioned windows
with decorative leaded glazing and returns to drip, 3 to left
and 4 to right. South end similar, with 3-light windows.
Rear has plain arch to carriageway with 2-light window above
and small stack; to left of wing C16 brick to ground floor
with C19 brick corbelled out above; to right some C16 diapered
brick with ashlar opening to 8/8 sash and attached loose-box
block with stone-coped parapet over 3 Tudor-headed entrances
with overlights to plank doors; coped gable with finial;
attached brick gate pier with plank gate; 2 loose boxes in
gabled rear range.
INTERIOR: brewhouse has mostly C18 brewing equipment, water
pumps, coppers and stalls. Laundry has hearth and coppers; 3
segmental-headed recesses to one wall; slaughterhouse has
channels to brick/flag floor and a hoist.
Stables: full-height tack room has fittings including gallery
to 3 sides and bolection-moulded fireplace; stables to south
have stop-chamfered beams and posts; stable and loose-box
partitions; loft above has wall posts supporting 5 trusses
with braced tie beams, collars and struts, that to north with
lath and plaster infill, one with plank partition; double
purlins, wind braces and riven rafters.
The brewhouse is a particularly interesting survival complete
with equipment; the deer slaughterhouse is a rare example of
its kind.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 228-9; Charlecote Park:
guidebook: 1991-: 38-44).

Listing NGR: SP2594556378

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