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Stables to Danson Park, Bexley

Description: Stables to Danson Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 198667

OS Grid Reference: TQ4721775348
OS Grid Coordinates: 547217, 175348
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4580, 0.1176

Location: Bexley, Greater London DA6 8EQ

Locality: Bexley
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: DA6 8EQ

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Listing Text

Stables to Danson Park
TQ 47 NE 2/8 1.10.53
These are contemporary with Danson Park Mansion, circa 1765, and were presumably
designed by Sir Robert Taylor. Half-H plan. Portland stone. Stringcourse.
Slate roof. The north or main side has a slightly projecting centre, with
3 coach-houses on the ground floor, having flanking pilasters and double doors.
Above on the first floor, but at ground level, are 3 large lunette windows
of 22 panes each. On the roof is a small octagonal wooden cupola. On each
side of the centre projection is a roundheaded doorway, with a semi-circular
fanlight and a square window of 12 panes above. The inner face of each half-H
wing has 3 windows on the first floor and one on the ground floor, between
2 round-headed doorways with semi-circular fanlights. Their south ends have
large round-headed rusticated arches, with lunette windows, in the arches above
the stringcourse.

Listing NGR: TQ4721775348

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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