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Description: Former Stables North of Whittington Hall
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182503
OS Grid Reference: SD5963476287
OS Grid Coordinates: 359634, 476287
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1808, -2.6200
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SD 57 NE
1/203 Former stables north of
Former stables, now used as domestic accommodation. 1830s by George
Webster, altered 1887 by Paley and Austin. Sandstone rubble with slate
roof. East wall of block on east side f courtyard is a 2-storey
symmetrical composition, with 2 central bays, with gabled bays projecting
slightly on each side. The windows have hoods. On the ground floor the
central bays have cross windows and the outer bays ones of 6 lights with
mullions and transoms. On the 1st floor the central bays have 2-light
mullioned windows and the outer bays stepped windows, with 3 lower lights
and one upper. Between the central bays is a gable with an oculus under.
On the ridge of the roof is cupola with a bell under an open domed
canopy, and a clock face dated '1887'. At its south-western corner the
block is linked to the rear of Whittington Hall by a Tudor arch with the
inscription 'TG 1831' over. The west wall of this block has a blocked wide
entrance with elliptical arch, now containing 2 later doors. On the 1st
floor is a Tudor-arched pitching door, now blocked to form a window. The
stable court has entrance through its north block which has a chamfered
Tudor arch. The south wall of the block has 2 chamfered doorways, and
cross windows on the ground floor.
Listing NGR: SD5963476287
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Source: English Heritage
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