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Description: Stable Block and Walled Gardens About 50 Metres West of Rectory Park
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169929
OS Grid Reference: TQ7027438778
OS Grid Coordinates: 570274, 138778
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1230, 0.4318
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HORSMONDEN RECTORY PARK ROAD
TQ 73 NW
4/93 Stable block and walled
gardens about 50 metres
west of Rectory Park
Stables and walled gardens. Mid C18 with mid C19 clock turret. Red and blue brick
with plain tiled roof. Stables with 2 storey central block and single storey
flanking wings, all with plinth and brick dentil eaves to hipped roofs, that to left
extended at lower level. Clock turret added to centre with open belfry and
ornamentally tiled roof, the weather vane dated WMSM 1856 (William Marriot Smith-
Marriot). Two segmentally headed glazing bar sashes to each floor of central block
with central boarded door with semi-circular fanlight, and 2 glazing bar sashes to
each wing with similar boarded doors and doorways, all openings with gauged brick
heads. Left end extension with stack to rear left and glazing bar sash to return
elevation. Interior: brick and granite sett floors and stalls and loose box frames
remain, as do curious recesses in right hand rear wall used either as storage or as
part of a special feeding system. Inner wall face in English bond brickwork, as is
rear wall and parts of the attached walls to the walled gardens. These are some 7
to 8 feet in height with occasional openings and enclosing two courts,an irregularly
shaped area about 30 by 15 metres, and a rectangular area about 50 by 40 metres
Listing NGR: TQ7032038807
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Source: English Heritage
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