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Description: Stable Block to the North of Ashby Hall
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 192546
OS Grid Reference: TF0527155349
OS Grid Coordinates: 505271, 355349
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0850, -0.4297
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ASHBY DE LE LAUNDE MAIN STREET: Ashby
TF 05 NE AND BLOXHOLM (north side)
Stable block to the north
of Ashby Hall
Stable block. 1836. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, fishscale
tile roofs, with moulded coped gables and kneelers. A single external gable
chimney with a pair of square moulded ashlar stacks, and a single gable chimney
with an octagonal white brick stack. Ashlar quoins and plinth. Quadrangle
plan. Single storey plus attic. West front has projecting gabled gateway to
south with central 4 centred arched, archway with hood, and above a 3 light
mullion window with central light extending upwards, in chamfered surround with
Tudor hood. To the left a single diagonal buttress with set-offs, surmounted
by an ornate square finial, to the right an octagonal, 3 storey corner turret,
with bands and a parapet, plus a single light window on the first floor and
a small lancet above. To the north are 4 narrow fixed lights in chamfered
surrounds, then a pair of 2 light chamfered mullion windows either side of the
central external stack. Beyond another lower 2 light chamfered mullion window
with hood, and beyond again the north gable has a pair of small 2 light casements
in chamfered surrounds. Inside the courtyard the west facade has a central
4 centred arched doorway, with panel door, flanked by single light windows in
chamfered surrounds, all with hoods. Either side are pairs of large fair centred
arched doorways, with double panel doors. To the left a four centred arched
archway, and to the right a 4 centred arched gateway, with panel door. Above
the central gable has a 3 light chamfered mullion window, with the central light
extending upwards, with Tudor hood. The flanking gables have single light
windows in chamfered surrounds. The 5 bay north facade has a central 4 centred
arched, archway flanked by diagonal buttresses and then pairs of 2 light,
chamfered mullion windows, with hoods. Above a central circular plaque with
a hood, central gable is stepped and topped by a small lancet with its own gable.
The flanking gables have single light windows in chamfered surrounds. The 7-bay
south facade, has a central 2 storey, 3 bay gateway, with a central 4 centred
arched gate with double, panel doors and a Tudor hood, flanked by 2 light
chamfered mullion windows with hoods. Above a central protruding stack, with
a coat of arms, this stack rises through the central stepped gable, and is now
capped. Either side of the gateway are single storey wings with a pair of 2-
light chamfered mullion windows. In the north west corner of the courtyard,
is a postillion block inscribed "J W K 1836."
Listing NGR: TF0527155349
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Source: English Heritage
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