18th Century Stables at Offchurch Bury

Description of this historic site

A stable block which was built during the Imperial period which is 'L' shaped in plan. The building is situated 700m east of Newbold Comyn Park.

Notes about this historic site

1 Probably middle 18th century. Stone ashlar plinth; red brick in Flemish bond; old plain-tile hipped roof; various brick stacks. L-shaped plan. 2-storey, 7-bay main range, with 2-storey, 4-bay cross-wing to right. Main range 3:1:3. Central round archway with chamfered stone quoins and keystone. Round arches to ground floor with stone string-course at impost level. Various plank and stable doors to arches. 2-light casements to first floor, those to centre and right with segmental brick heads. Central bay projects with pediment gable with clock face. Octagonal cupola to ridge with lead dome and wind vane. Cross-wing to right: carriageway to left of centre with brick basket arch, having panelled doors to rear side. Round arches to ground floor left, and to right of centre and right. 2-light casements with segmental brick heads to first floor. Interior not inspected.
2 Its clock tower contains a contemporary clock.

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