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Description: Stable Block
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 140981
OS Grid Reference: SU3263027017
OS Grid Coordinates: 432630, 127017
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0416, -1.5359
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SU 3227 & SU 3226
11/2 & 12/2 Stable block
(Formerly The Stables Flats,
29.5.57 Mottisfont Abbey)
Stable Block. "1836 AH" on tablet. Brick, some stone dressings, slate roofs.
Around courtyard, 8 bay end with 2 storey centre 4 bays, 8 bay sides again with
2 storey centre 4 bays, other end has walls with gateway. Centre 4 bays have
double doors on ground floor and roundheaded sashes with narrow edge panes on
1st floor. Pediment over with stone architrave and clock in oculus. On ridge
cupola of dome on 8 columns, and weathervane. Lower bay each side has 2 planked
doors with blind arch between. Sides have wide coved canopy which reaches out as
far as central pavilion of end. Under are planked doors with 8-pane fanlights and
16-pane sashes beside. Over canopy is raised centre 4 bay block with 12-pane
sashes in each bay. From outside entrance front has to end of sides paired pilaster
on each corner, with stone entablature. Plinth running across and roundheaded sash
in middle. On the inside face, near end, rubbed brick niche, then set back a bay
short tall wall to end canopy, ending in pier topped by stone coping and finial.
From these piers run lower quadrant walls with stone coping ending in smaller pier
surmounted by stone chained bears,
Listing NGR: SU3261827007
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Source: English Heritage
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