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Description: Stables at Nine Ashes Farm 40 Metres West North West of House
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159929
OS Grid Reference: TL4166013220
OS Grid Coordinates: 541660, 213220
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7997, 0.0530
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TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET
8/8 Stables at Nine Ashes
Farm 40 metres WNW of
Stables. Late C16, road frontage rebuilt in 2 phases in C18,
reroofed and altered internally in early C19. Square, red brick,
single storey, stable block on N side of entrance to Nine Ashes.
Low pitched, U-shaped, slate hipped roof with king post trusses
and twin gables on E. 2 stable doors in heavy chamfered frames
on S side. Twin doors joined in similar heavy frame in middle of
E side. Blocked window opening on N. Thick old red brick walls
with external plinth in English bond. W wall on roadside rebuilt
and set back in early C18 (N part has black headers in Flemish
bond). Whitewashed timberframed weatherboarded interior
divisions as stabling for 12 horses with tack room and store
(sale catalogue of 898 in HRO). An historic stable block
mentioned in a description of 1600 (HLHS (1979) 35) and part of
the buildings of Sir Thomas Forster's mansion. Important
roadside feature as part of the group of historic buildings at
Listing NGR: TL4166013220
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Source: English Heritage
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