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Description: Stables at Ashwell Hall
The Coach House
Date Listed: 21 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 186590
OS Grid Reference: SK8697812966
OS Grid Coordinates: 486978, 312966
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7074, -0.7141
SK 81 SE OAKHAM ROAD (East side)
6/21 Stables at Ashwell Hall
including Tower Cottage
and the Coach House
Stables of c1879, part now 2 cottages. Coursed squared ironstone with
limestone dressings and Collyweston slate roof with left end and other
stone stacks. Shouldered stone coped gables with kneelers and finials.
Stable block is in Elizabethan style and set round 3 sides of quadrangle
of which Ashwell Hall (q.v.) across driveway is the 4th side. 1½ storeys
of smallish pane iron frame 2 and 3-light windows, some panes horizontal
pivoting. ½ dormers over ground floor. Middle side of 5 windows with
central 2 storey projecting gable and octagonal wood and lead fleche
with wrought iron weathervane and weathercock on roof ridge over. Doors
and windows to ground floor. Left side of 4 windows with, in addition,
on left a 2 storey canted stone bay with 2-light windows to front and
sides and hipped roof. Otherwise doors and windows. On right side a ½
dormer and larger gable to right with doors and C20 windows beneath.
Set in front are 2 iron columns supporting the side frame of the former
carriage cover. To rear of these three ranges further gables, dormers,
doors, windows and French windows. In addition, on rear of the left side
a 1 storey wing with end stack, and the middle side extends further to
left at the rear with in the angle, a polygonal staircase turret with
Listing NGR: SK8697812966
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Source: English Heritage
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