Description: Coach House/Stables at Sandtoft Hall
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165082
OS Grid Reference: SE7411808060
OS Grid Coordinates: 474118, 408060
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5639, -0.8824
SE 70 NW BELTON SANDTOFT
6/26 Coach-house/stables at
(formerly listed as
1.3.67 Sandtoft Grove Stables)
Coach-house/stable/granary. Mid C18 with later C18 - early C19 alterations
to openings and addition to east. Probably for Popplewell estate. Red
brick, pebbledashed and colour-washed to main range. Pantile roofs.
Rectangular on plan: pair of stable-rooms flanked by single coach-rooms,
single-room addition with outshut to east. 2 storeys with attic, with
single-storey additions. North front: 4 first-floor openings; pair of
flush-panelled doors and pair of part-glazed ventilation hatches (4 panes
above wooden slats), all beneath dummy painted radial fanlights, flanked by
single basket-arched coach-house entrances, that to right with double board
doors with wrought-iron strap hinges, that to left with recessed blocking
and inserted flush-panelled door beneath glazed radial fanlight. Series of
wrought-iron tie-bar ends at first-floor level. First floor: part-glazed
hatches (4 panes above board doors) beneath dummy radial fanlights, with
wrought-iron tie-bar ends between. Single 2-light window or hatch above,
with lintel at eaves level. Stepped and dentilled brick eaves cornice.
Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers. Single attic hatches with board
doors to gable ends. Left gable end has wrought-iron letters "R P".
Single-storey addition to right has single window similar in style to those
of main range, with 4 panes above 3 lights beneath radial fanlight; outshut
to left has board door beneath parapet. Rear of main range has single
ground-floor slit vent, single first-floor hatch, with another above beneath
lintel at eaves level; similar brick eaves cornice. Interior. Chamfered
spine beams, exposed joists; not fully investigated. The Popplewell family
of Temple Belwood owned Sandtoft in the C18; the initials on the gable may
be those of Richard Popplewell. W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme,
1858, p 366; photographs in NMR.
Listing NGR: SE7411808060
Source: English Heritage
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