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Latitude: 52.3359 / 52°20'9"N
Longitude: -2.7159 / 2°42'57"W
OS Eastings: 351315
OS Northings: 271109
OS Grid: SO513711
Mapcode National: GBR BL.TS2B
Mapcode Global: VH849.WK24
Entry Name: Stable Block and the Rhyse and Attached Walls to South of Ashford Hall
Listing Date: 29 February 2000
Last Amended: 29 September 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484038
Location: Ashford Bowdler, Shropshire, SY8
Civil Parish: Ashford Bowdler
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Ashford Bowdler
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO57SW Stable block and The Rhyse and
482-1/9/10 attached walls to south of Ashford
Stables now house and store. Mid-late C18 with C19 extension
and C20 conversion. Brick, with parapet and modillioned
cornice to front and cogged brick eaves elsewhere, and hipped
tile roof with central bell turret of octagonal open arcade on
boarded plinth with lead cupola roof with ball finial and
weather-vane. Brick ridge stacks and integral eaves stack.
Part of L-shaped range with one wing (north) forming the
stables and one wing (west) forming house named The Rhyse.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Stable front to east is 5-window range
with advanced central 3-window bay under pedimented parapet
with modillioned apex (qv Ashford Hall). To right (to the
stables) are 3 C18 mullioned windows with leaded-light iron
casements and gauged brick lintels, ground floor with 2
mullion and transom windows with leaded-light iron casements
and a double mullion window with segmental arch. To left are 2
C20 metal casements with segmental-arches (to the Rhyse).
Clock face set within pediment. Right return side part
obscured by single-storey hipped and tiled extension. Steps to
first-floor boarded door.
Rear: to left an C18 mullion window with leaded-light metal
casements, to right a boarded doorway opening. Ground-floor
carriage entrance with timber door frame, now with C20 garage
doors, and segmental arch over. Front of the wing forming The
Rhyse: 5-window range of C20 casements with central hipped
tiled door canopy over C20 door. 2-window range of C20
casements to rear.
INTERIOR: king-post truss roof. Single-finger clock mechanism
by George Payne of Ludlow dated 1798.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wall with gatepiers: brick, the walls
with ashlar coping, the gatepiers with pyramidal ashlar caps.
Walls form enclosed courtyard to rear of the Stables and The
Listing NGR: SO5131571109
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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