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Description: Wall, Stables, Gates and Gatepiers at Entrance to Weston Hall
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
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WESTON AND MEEDON HIGH STREET
SP54NE (North side)
4/203 Wall, stables, gates and
gatepiers at entrance to
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
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Source: English Heritage
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