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Description: Stable Block at Boughton House
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 231210
OS Grid Reference: SP9007381577
OS Grid Coordinates: 490073, 281577
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4248, -0.6768
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SP98SW BOUGHTON PARK
1337-0/6/219 Stable block at Boughton House
(Formerly Listed as:
Stables at Boughton House)
Stable block. Circa 1700-04, restored 1976-81. Limestone
ashlar front, red brick sides and rear, hipped Collyweston
stone slate roofs. Main block with cross-wings projecting only
slightly to front. 2 storeys, raised band between. Eaves
cornice. Central rusticated entrance with tall round-headed
opening (Britannia firemark over) and pediment with heraldic
carving by Gideon Duchesne. Top hamper with rusticated angle
pilasters and 3 square panels. Leaded dome with ball finial
and weathervane. 3 bays to either side of centrepiece, leaded
cross casement windows, taller to ground than to first floor.
Projecting ends of wings, 3 windows wide, have similar detail
and rusticated angle pilasters. Some interior fittings remain,
including a staircase with turned balusters in the south wing.
Listing NGR: SP9007181580
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Source: English Heritage
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