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Description: Stable Block at Delapre Abbey
Date Listed: 9 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 231855
OS Grid Reference: SP7595459118
OS Grid Coordinates: 475954, 259118
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2250, -0.8894
Stable block at
9.12.68 Delapre Abbey
SP 7559 7/139
C18, two storeys, dressed iron-stone, string below 1st floor windows, frieze and
cornice with parapet, hipped slate roof with lead ridges. Central cupola with clock
under segmental pediment, engaged columns over supporting entablature broken forward
over columns, rectangular openings to bell chamber, and leaded dome crowned with
ball finial and tall scroll pattern weather vane. The centre part has 3 widely
spaced bays with arched centre opening in rusticated surround with key block, filled
by modern window, and semi-circular 3-light window over. Flanking bays have sashes
4 panes wide, those on ground floor in rusticated surrounds, upper windows in recessed
surrounds. The central block is flanked by similar lower wings each of 3 bays.
Delapre Abbey with its Stable block, Billiard Room, Garden Wall and Gateway,
Game Larder, Coach-House and Park House form a group.
Listing NGR: SP7595459118
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Source: English Heritage
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