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Description: Stableblock at Park House
Date Listed: 29 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 187011
OS Grid Reference: SK9356106399
OS Grid Coordinates: 493561, 306399
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6473, -0.6185
SK 90 NW
3/171 Stableblock at Park House
Stableblock. c1825. By Thomas Cundy, Sen. and Jun., for Heathcote family.
Coursed rubble stone with plinth, quoins and stone dressings, and Welsh
slate roof with ashlar parapet and central tower. U plan, 1 and 1½ storeys,
in classical style. Symmetrical design ranged round 3 sides of quadrangle,
the 2 opposing sides a mirror image, of door, 2 2-light casements, door
and 2 2-light casements. Lintels here and elsewhere have keystones and
which, in case of doors, are triple, the door jambs being rusticated.
Central range symmetrical about mid point has, in left half, door, 2-light,
double door in slightly projecting section with above at eaves level
a fanlight within moulded pediment, 2-light, door, and 2-light. Single
doors mainly part-glazed. In centre a slightly projecting section of
3 double doors under large moulded pediment with loft door within round
arch. On roof above pediment a tower of 2 stages surmounted by small
cupola, ball and weathervane. On first stage a painted and gilded clock
face with Roman numerals and bull's eye window in centre. The stage above
is open with an arch to each side. Each of the wing arms has a pedimented
end with fanlight within larger blank arch. Dormers, wing and extensions
to rear of central section. Originally built as the stable block to
Normanton Park, demolished in late 1940's. Pevsner.
Listing NGR: SK9356106399
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Source: English Heritage
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