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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COACH HOUSE COURT NORTH OF STABLE COURT WITH RIDING SCHOOL AND YARD WALLS

List entry Number: 1129929

Location

COACH HOUSE COURT NORTH OF STABLE COURT WITH RIDING SCHOOL AND YARD WALLS, EATON PARK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityEaton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55265

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History

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Details

SJ 4160 EATON C.P. EATON PARK

9/69 Coach-House Court north of Stable Court with Riding School and Yard Walls

GV II

Coach-House, Covered Court, Gatehouse Range and Riding School with Walled Yard, 1870's, by Alfred Waterhouse for 3rd Marquis and 1st Duke of Westminster. Banded sandstone, stone-dressed brick, timber framing, shaped red tile roofs. The courtyard has buff and red banded sandstone walls, stone paved floor and glazed roof of 3 ridges on two lines of four cast iron columns carrying lattice girders. The East Range is the Coach-House (which contains the Westminster coaches). Six ornate framed, cross-braced and boarded sliding doors in camber-arched openings to yard. The internal walls are of glazed brick with stone corbels supporting a 2-ridged open roof; 2 cast iron columns carry a lattice girder under the central valley. Diagonal boarded undercloaking to roof, carried on timber trusses of fine workmanship. The South Range has stone-ribbed brick vaulted arched carriageway under north range of Stable Court (q.v.). The West Range contains the Riding School, with walled yard, north. Pair of 6-panel pine doors of great height in arched opening to yard, with ornate wrought iron hinges and bronze furniture. The interior has a small viewing gallery at the far end, sloped boarding to protect rider's legs, and a glazed roof on plain steel trusses. The North (Gatehouse) Range has a carriage entrance of 2 bays carried on 3 pointed stone arches. External Elevations: The north (gatehouse) front has a lower storey of stone-dressed red brick, timber-framed upper storeys in a complex, asymmetrical composition. Two storeys, timber-framed (with expressed stairway, left) over central archway. Two storey wings to each side: 2 bays, right, with jettied gable, 1 half-dormer and a boldly shaped stone chimney on the ridge; 1 bay, left, simpler, with gable chimney. Outer wings of 1½ storeys: 3 bays with projecting front gable at end and central hipped projection, right; 2 bays, left, simpler, with 2 stone camber archways, now blocked. Stone and oak windows with shaped surrounds and mullions; leaded glazing; carved bargeboards; ornate finials of stone and oak. The west (Riding School and Yard) elevation has stone buttressed, plinthed, banded and coped yard wall, left, and back of Riding School with stone walls and corbelled roof parapets and with jettied oak-framed gabled penthouse viewing gallery with shaped circular chimney. The east (back of coach-house) elevation is of stone-dressed brick, simply expressed.

Listing NGR: SJ4141660851

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Other
Part 6 Cheshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 41416 60851

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