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Description: Stable Range and Adjoining Stableyard Gateway Approximately 20 Metres South West of Whitgift Hall
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165428
OS Grid Reference: SE8163422781
OS Grid Coordinates: 481634, 422781
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6951, -0.7651
SE 82 SW TWIN RIVERS MAIN STREET
1/40 Stable range and
gateway approximately 20
metres south-west of
Stable range and adjoining stableyard gateway. 1819 for Coulman family.
Red-brown brick with front of stock brick in Flemish bond with white lime
pointing. Slate roof to central section, corrugated asbestos roofs to side
ranges. Gateway of red stock brick with ashlar dressings. Rectangular on
plan, with gateway adjoining north-west corner. Slightly advanced 2-storey,
central single bay flanked by single-storey, 4-bay wings. Central bay has
half-glazed 6-panelled door (4 panes over 2 fielded panels) in reveal and
architrave. Side ranges have single 6-fielded-panel doors in architraves to
bays 2 and 8, flanked by single windows to outer bays and pairs of windows
to inner bays, the windows with 6-pane sashes above slatted wooden
ventilators in flush wooden architraves with stone sills. Both doors and
windows beneath rubbed-brick flat arches. Central section has blocked
first-floor oculus in rubbed-brick surround, low hipped roof with flat
central section (probably for former cupola or dovecote) surmounted by
elaborate wrought-iron weather-vane with compass points and ball finial.
South side and interior not available for inspection. Forms south side of
stableyard west of Whitgift Hall (qv), contemporary with the coach-
house/stable/granary range to the north (qv). Gateway adjoining north-west
angle has central carriage entrance between square piers flanked by coped
walls ramped down each side to lower piers and pedestrian gateways. Piers
have moulded caps with low pyramidal tops. C19 wooden barred gate with
diagonal struts to right pedestrian entrance; central entrance and left
entrances have C20 gates. Left side adjoins stable/granary/carriage-house
range to west of Whitgift Hall (qv). Previous list records a date of 1819
on the weather-vane. See Item 1/38 for additional historical details.
Stable range used as a piggery and in disrepair at time of resurvey (April
1987). Adjoining farmbuildings to south are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SE8163422781
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Source: English Heritage
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