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Stables and Attached Walls Approximately 20 Metres North of Lilford Hall, Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe

Description: Stables and Attached Walls Approximately 20 Metres North of Lilford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232816

OS Grid Reference: TL0294184128
OS Grid Coordinates: 502941, 284128
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4454, -0.4868

Location: Wigsthorpe, Northamptonshire PE8 5SN

Locality: Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5SN

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Listing Text

16/93 Stables and attached walls
23/05/67 approx. 20m. N of Lilford
(Formerly listed as Stables
and wrought iron screens at
end of courtyard at Lilford

Stables and ancillary offices. Probably early/mid C18 for Powys family. Modified
mid/late C19. Limestone ashlar with stone slate roofs. U-shaped plan. 2 storeys.
Elevation to courtyard of 5-window range. Centre 3 bays are flanked by wings
breaking forward with 2-window range to end of each wing. Central carriage arch
with keyblock. Casement windows with glazing bars, reducing at first floor, have
gauged stone heads. Centre range has triangular pediment. Moulded cornice, plain
parapet and hipped roof with ashlar ridge stacks. Central, octagonal, wooden
cupola with arched openings, cornice dome and weathervane. Elevation to left and
right of similar 5-window ranges. Left elevation has stone mullion and transom
windows with segmental heads, probably remodelled C19. Rear elevation of 7 bays.
Triple arcade to centre with flanking arches forming entrances to coach-houses.
Pediment over. C19 quadrant wall attached to left of courtyard elevation links
to north-west wing of Lilford Hall (q.v.). C19 walls also attached to right.
Interior mainly C19 and C20. Stables form a pair with Stables and attached walls
approximately 20 metres north-east of Lilford Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL0294184128

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Source: English Heritage

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