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Wall, Stables, Gates and Gatepiers at Entrance to Weston Hall, Weston and Weedon

Description: Wall, Stables, Gates and Gatepiers at Entrance to Weston Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 234245

OS Grid Reference: SP5908546886
OS Grid Coordinates: 459085, 246886
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1171, -1.1385

Location: High Street, Weston, Northamptonshire NN12 8PU

Locality: Weston and Weedon
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8PU

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Listing Text

SP54NE (North side)
4/203 Wall, stables, gates and
gatepiers at entrance to
Weston Hall


Gatepiers. C13. Limestone ashlar. Square-rusticated piers, moulded entablature
and urn finials with gadrooned bases and C19 double iron gates. Short section of
wall to left, squared coursed limestone and ironstone with stone coping, lintks
with autbuildinqs, C18, similar materials with slate roof and 4 bays of 9-pane
sash windows with wood lintels. Side facing the house has brick arches
(whitewashed) of unequal width (2 blocked). Hall continues to left with stone
coping for approx. 20 metres and a higher section with tiled coping for approx.
30 metres. Wall continues round at angle beside Home Farmhouse, and has upper
section rebuilt in brick. Interior: Stables have original teak stalls. Sir
William Walton is said to have composed the oratorio "Belshazzar's Feast" in the
harness room (Information from Francis Sitwell)

Listing NGR: SP5908546886

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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