Description: Stables Approximately 60 Metres East of Thornton Hall
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165888
OS Grid Reference: TA0951918088
OS Grid Coordinates: 509519, 418088
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6478, -0.3446
TA 01 NE THORNTON CURTIS STATION ROAD
9/87 Stables approximately 60
metres east of Thornton
Stables/granary and house adjoining to right. 1760s, probably by John
Billington, with later alterations and additions to rear. Red brick in
Flemish bond. Pantile roof. U-shaped on plan, with house to rear right.
West front, facing Hall: 2 storeys, 7 bays with central pedimented bay
breaking forward. Moulded plinth. Central carriage entrance has 8-pane
overlight (doors removed) beneath recessed round-headed panel with 12-pane
casement and brick hoodmould continued either side as first floor band.
3 recessed part-glazed hatches to left with 2-fold doors beneath 3-panes;
two 6-pane casements to right end. 3-course brick first floor band with
ovolo-moulded top course. 6-pane first floor casements. All windows with
rubbed brick flat arches and stucco cills. Stepped and dentilled brick
eaves cornice, with raking cornice and stone-coped gable to pediment. Right
return, facing road, has plinth, pilaster strips and brick eaves cornice;
2 low storey house section to right in matching style and materials with
16-pane recessed sashes under segmental arches, axial and end stacks.
N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 405.
Listing NGR: TA0951918088
Source: English Heritage
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