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Description: Stable Block 50 Yards North West of Leybourne Grange
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179373
OS Grid Reference: TQ6785959396
OS Grid Coordinates: 567859, 159396
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3089, 0.4069
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LEYBOURNE CP BIRLING ROAD
TQ 65 NE
Stable block 50 yards
- NW of Leybourne Grange
Stable block. c1850. Yellow stock brick with ashlar dressings. Shallow hipped
slate roofs with 5 stage tower in angle. 1 storey to east, 2 to south, 3 to
north behind tower. East wing: South side. 4 bays, windows arched with flank-
ing lights and overlights all set in arched recesses with doubled arched dress-
ings and keystones. Doubled boarded doors in entrance 2nd bay front left. South
wing: East front (block to left of above). 6 bays with boarded doors in outer
bays, windows in 2 central bays, all in ground floor niches with double dressed
arches. 2nd bays from each end of storeys, with windows below single dressed
niches and shallow doors to left on 1st floor with double dressed arches. Single
dressed round windows in 1st, 3rd, 4th and 6th bays on 1st floor. Louvred top
bit ventilation house off-centre on roof. Tower: Arched doorway with panelled
door on ground floor to east. Margin-light arched double-dressed window to east
and south, on 1st floor lower to south, lighting stairs. These repeated at
similar levels on 2nd floor. Chimney-breast bracketed out on 2nd floor to east
on block to rear. Moulded stone bands below 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. Clock
faces to south and east on 3rd floor. Triple arched belfry openings on 4th floor
with large louvres. Bracketed cornice to pyramidal slate roof with weather-
vanes. North side: Symmetrical 3-storey block to right fronting tower with
pyrammidal slate roof. Segment-headed openings to 3-window front with central
1st floor shallower than others. Casement windows except glazing bar sashes
on 1st floor. Central boarded door.
Listing NGR: TQ6858258935
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Source: English Heritage
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