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Description: Main Stables 200 Metres North East of Belvoir Castle
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189999
OS Grid Reference: SK8219633904
OS Grid Coordinates: 482196, 333904
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8963, -0.7796
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SK 83 SW BELVOIR
15/190 Main Stables 200 m north-
east of Belvoir Castle
Stables, now offices and domestic quarters. 1704-5 by John Barker (of
Rowsley). Coursed ironstone with limestone dressings. Roofs of graded
Swithland slate. U-shaped building. 2 storeys and dormer attic. Main range in
9 bays, the centre 3 broken forward under a pediment. Central doorway.
Fenestration of 2-light timber cross casements throughout, most retaining
original or renewed leaded glass. Coved and plastered eaves cornice. Gable
roof with 2 gabled dormers each side of central pediment, the gables amplified
into little pediments. Dormer windows are 2-light casements. One small ridge
stack at each end of roof. Subsidiary ranges similar but with multiple roof
dormers. Interior is very plain and subdivided into offices and domestic
accommodation. Bridging beams chamfered and with run-out stops.
Listing NGR: SK8219633904
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Source: English Heritage
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