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Melton Constable Hall Stable Court West and North Wings, Melton Constable

Description: Melton Constable Hall Stable Court West and North Wings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 223982

OS Grid Reference: TG0316832000
OS Grid Coordinates: 603168, 332000
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8472, 1.0156

Location: Melton Constable, Norfolk NR24 2NQ

Locality: Melton Constable
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR24 2NQ

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


3/71 Stable court west and
north wings


In the descriptive notes the words "Stable Court. 1810." shall be amended to read:
"Stable Court. Late C17 and 1810.".

The following sentence shall be ridded to the descriptive notes: "The north wall
of the north wing, and the east gable wall of the same range, have rusticated
openings which make it likely that these walls are re-used from the barn visible
in Kip and Knyff's aerial perspective of Melton Constable."


3/71 Stable court west and
north wings.

Stable Court. 1810. Red brick, gault brick, cement render, slated and copper
roofed. 7 bay west front with central entrance arch with cupola. Single
storey with attics. Entrance arch with boarded double doors of 6 panels each.
Red brick piers, stone imposts and keystone; cemented typanum. Stone platband
above with 2 oculus windows with 4 stone keystones each. Deep wooden eaves
cornice with hipped roof supporting central cupola of wood with copper
flushings. Plinth section of cupola with 2 clocks and 2 sun-dials under
segmental and triangular headed pediments, arched bellcote with 4 arched sides
with copper roof with weather vane. 3 bay wings either side with brick piers
and arches, filled with cement rendered walls with C20 sashes; brick modillion
cornice with 2 segmental and one triangular headed dormer sashes either side.
Rear with cast iron columns supporting first floor. To north cemented wing,
forming inside the stable court the west and returned north wing of gault
brick with slated roofs. Sash windows and panelled stable and carriage doors.
Further single storey red brick courtyard to north, with brick pier with urn
gate pier with urns entrance at north east.

Listing NGR: TG0316832000

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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