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Description: Stable Block at Walkern Hall (30 Metres to North East of Hall)
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159670
OS Grid Reference: TL3003424969
OS Grid Coordinates: 530034, 224969
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9081, -0.1111
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TL 32 SW WALKERN CLAY END
4/2 Stable Block at
- (30m to NE of hall)
Stable block. 1827-30 by J Pemberton for J Izzard. Brown stock
brick with yellow gauged arches. Slate roofs with moulded wood
eaves cornices. Timber colonnade on S to cobbled yard. An
arcaded 9-bay single-storey stable range facing S with a 2-
storeys pavillion at each end. S front has round arched
openings, alternately framed and boarded doors with cast-iron
radial fanlights, and tall cast iron framed windows with small
panes, centralpivotted opening and matching heads. Wall set
back behind a timber colonnade of 4 wide-paned unfluted Greek
Doric columns. Pedimented advanced centre on S face of each
pavillion with triumphal arch motif with double doors to coach
house, and smaller side doors under flat arches. Small sash
windows over side doors with 5/5 panes. W pavillion has bell in
octagonal cupola with ogee roof and vane. Circular clock dial in
pediment. E pavillion surmounted by gilded vane. Ground floor
of W pavillion altered for double garage doors. N front
unaltered with 6-bay arcaded centre and blind triumphal arch
motif to pedimented pavillions 3 tall ventilators along stable
roof. Stable interiors complete and in use with cast iron framed
framed partitions yellow brick herringbone floor and iron
mangers. Mounting blocks in yard to S. (G Curtis A Chronicle of
Small Beer (1970) 8).
Listing NGR: TL3003424969
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Source: English Heritage
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