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Stables to South of Hall, Dunham Massey

Description: Stables to South of Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212853

OS Grid Reference: SJ7346287303
OS Grid Coordinates: 373462, 387303
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3819, -2.4004

Location: Main Dr, Dunham Massey, Trafford WA14 4SJ

Locality: Dunham Massey
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 4SJ

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Listing Text


6/94 Stables to south
of Hall
(formerly listed
as stables at
5.3.59 Dunham hall)

G.V. I

Stables, now including a restaurant and shop. Probably 1721
(date of carriage house [q.v.]) but extended to the west in
the late C18. Flemish bond and English garden wall bond
brickwork, stone dressings and graduated stone slate roof.
Long U-shaped range of stables symmetrically planned about a
central entrance. Subsequently widened to the west forming
an M-shaped roof. 9 bays with 2-bay wings at either end and
2 storeys thoughout. Stone plinth, first floor band, small
eaves and hipped roofs. Each bay has a cross window with
stone mullions, transomes and surround, and leaded lights at
ground floor except for bays 4 and 10 which have door
openings with triple keystones and stone surrounds and the
central bay which has pilasters, entablature, pediment and a
segmental headed door with stone surround and triple
keystone. First floor has an oeil-de-boef with stone
surround and leaded light to each bay. Small eaves pediments
over bays 4 and 10. 2 ridge chimney stacks. West elevation
of 7 bays with stone plinth, similar windows on both ground
and first floors. Pedimented central feature breaks forward
with semi-circular stone dressed door openings with fanlight
and triple keystone. Detached stone mounting steps at each
end. Interior: the oak stalls remain in much of the original
range some being separated by large Ionic columns turned in
oak. Pegged oak king-post roof trusses to each range, some
with curved diagonal members.

Listing NGR: SJ7346287303

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Source: English Heritage

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