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IoE Number: 33590
Location: STABLES, COACH HOUSES, STABLEHANDS ACCOMODATION, CENTRAL FOUNTAIN, FRONT WALLS AND 2 SETS OF GATES AND GATEPIERS,
  WRAXALL AND FAILAND, NORTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Lorna Freeman
Date Photographed: 24 June 2006
Date listed: 16 March 1984
Date of last amendment: 16 March 1984
Grade II

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ST 57 SWWRAXALLTYNTESFIELD PARK4/199Stables, Coach-houses, Stable-hands Accommodation, Central-Fountain, Front Walls and 2 sets

WRAXALL 121/4/199 TYNTESFIELD PARK 29-APR-02 STABLES, COACH HOUSES, MOTOR HOUSE AND CANOPIES, STABLEHANDS ACCOMMODATION, CENTRAL FOUNTAIN, FRONT WALLS AND 2 SETS OF GATES AND GATEPIERS GV II Stables, coach-houses, stable-hands accommodation, central fountain, front walls and gatepiers. Dated 1888, possibly by Henry Woodyer. Coursed rubble with freestone dressings, some timber-framing; plain tiled roofs with coped raised verges on moulded kneelers. The buildings enclose an outer and inner yard. Outer yard. North-east range of single storey stables with a loft over in 2 hipped dormers: six 2-light cross windows with 4-centred heads and chamfered surrounds, under a continuous string course; central plank door with strap hinges, in a chamfered surround with a 4-centred head; plank door on upper floor to left, single bay lean-to at right with a large 4-centred archway. The south-east range of stable hands accommodation (now 2 cottages) has a central segmental headed archway, surmounted by a timber-framed gable which rests on corbels and has a 4-light casement window; to the left is a 2 storey, 2 bay cottage, with the end bay projecting as a gabled wing, 2- and 3-light casement windows (upper floor has a stone dormer), segmental-headed doorway; at the right a single-storey and attic cottage of 3 bays with single and 2-light casement windows and a central projecting tower. The south-west wing (formerly coach-houses now a house) is timber-framed on a rubble plinth and has an overhanging bracketted roof: single storey and attics in 4 gabled and barge-boarded dormers; outer double plank doors and inner single door; small upper windows. The outer yard is enclosed on the north-west side by low rubble walls (segmental on plan) with an off-centre pain of large square ashlar piers surmounted by ironwork and a lantern. In the centre of the yard is a low ashlar wall enclosing a quatrefoil basin in the centre of which stands a fountain with a twisted column, foliate capital, sundial and finial. The Inner Yard has a north range as the outer yard but of 7 bays with brick dormers and 3-light casement windows. The south-west range of coach-houses has 6 arched entries on the outer (south-east facing), lower side and 7 slit vents above; the inner side has 4 double, coach-house doors; added to front of coach house, circa early C20 a motor house on left with large double doors and glazed 2-bay canopy on right, iron-framed and with a glazed 3-span hipped roof and an advanced coach-house. The south-west side of the yard is enclosed by a coped rubble with an arched fountain built into the centre.

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