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Stable Block to East of Stanford Hall, Westrill and Starmore

Description: Stable Block to East of Stanford Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 191488

OS Grid Reference: SP5878579329
OS Grid Coordinates: 458785, 279329
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4088, -1.1372

Location: Westrill and Starmore, Leicestershire LE17 6DH

Locality: Westrill and Starmore
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 6DH

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Listing Text


7/69 Stable block to east of
11/01/55 Stanford Hall (formerly
listed with Stanford


Stable block. 1737 by Francis Smith of Warwick for Sir Thomas
Cave. C20 alterations. Brick with stone dressings. C20 plain
tile roofs. Plinth, quoins, cornice, coped parapet. 2
courtyards. 2 storeys. South front: 7 bays, symmetrical.
Central 3 bays emphasised by quoins and triangular pediment, with
clockface dated 1737. Large, central entrance with rubbed brick
segmental arch. To left and right, 3 glazing-bar sashes with
shouldered architraves and sills with brackets. Above, 7 smaller
glazing-bar sashes with shouldered architraves. Rooftop cupola
with weathervane. Courtyard ranges have dentilled cornices,
segmental-arched vehicle entrances, and casements with cambered
arches. Range to east retains inside 6 original wooden stalls
with posts with balls. Doorway in north range, aligned with
south entrance, has Doric doorcase with triangular pediment, and
leads to 2nd courtyard (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SP5878579329

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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