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Stables to Langleybury House (Flats 7 to 10 Inclusive), Abbots Langley

Description: Stables to Langleybury House (Flats 7 to 10 Inclusive)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 158700

OS Grid Reference: TL0772400158
OS Grid Coordinates: 507724, 200158
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6899, -0.4430

Locality: Abbots Langley
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD4 8RW

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Listing Text

King's Langley

3/54 Stables to
1.9.53 Langleybury House
(Flats 7-10 inclusive)


Stable block to Langleybury House (q.v.), now flats. Dated 1726 on
rainwater head. For Sir R. Raymond. Red brick, stone dressings. Hipped
tiled roof. 2:3:1:3:2, ends and centre projecting slightly. 2 storeys.
Central entrance: 6 panelled double doors, semi-circular fanlight in key
blocked brick arch, moulded stone impost blocks, plinth. First floor
central round light in square recess with moulded sill, apron and
guttae, banded rusticated quoins and stone cornice with raised panel in
stone coped parapet. Outer bays have glazing bar sashes, recessed with
segmental heads, stone sills, 12 pane and key blocked on ground floor, 9
pane with an extra window in outer bays of link sections. End bays have
ground floor blocked arches with key blocks, impost blocks, first floor
sashes. Continuous plat band to parapet and projecting piers at ends.
C19 clock turret and bell cupola on ridge to centre. Brick base with
recessed panels to clock with scrolled diagonal buttresses, cornice to
octagonal Doric bell stage weathervane finial to cupola. 2 bay returns
with pilaster strips. To rear ground floor central entrance with a
segmental head. Outer double doors. First floor: 9 pane sashes,
tripartite flanking centre bays. Close eaves. Inserted stacks. Interior:
right half retains C19 stalls and mangers with iron ball finials to
timber posts. The stable block faces Langleybury House across an
entrance court. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0772400158

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Source: English Heritage

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