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Description: Courteenhall House, Stable Block and Attached Coach Houses, Stables and Barn
Date Listed: 23 August 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 234863
OS Grid Reference: SP7609652966
OS Grid Coordinates: 476096, 252966
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1697, -0.8888
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SP 75 SE COURTEENHALL
5/40 Courteenhall House, stable
23/08/55 block and attached coach
houses, stable and barn
(Formerly listed as Stable
Stable block. Mid C18, altered C20. Limestone ashlar, hipped graded slate roofs.
2-storey, 15-window range. Central round-arched carriage arch with C20
double-leaf gates. Sash windows to ground floor with round-arched heads and
moulded stone surrounds. Square first floor 6-pane sash windows with moulded
stone surrounds. 3 central bays break forward and have attics with horizontal
oval windows with moulded stone surrounds, moulded stone eaves and pyramidal
roofs. That to left formerly housed dovecote. Quoins, string course at impost
level of ground floor windows and bracketed stone cornice. 1-storey, 3-bay
former coach houses flank yard to rear. Round-headed arches with imposts and
plain limestone ashlar piers, coursed squared stone above and hipped graded
slate roofs. 4th side of stable yard opposite a stable block is occupied by
central barn flanked by lower single-storey 3-bay stable wings for working
horses. Barn has tall central double-leaf doors to entrance end with blank
round-arched head. Wings have central 6-panel doors with overlights and moulded
stone surrounds flanked by stable windows with flat-arched stone heads. Plinth
and moulded stone eaves. Linked to main block by stone walls with plinth and
stone coping. Interior: converted into dwelling. Original open well staircase
from ground floor to attic with Chinese Chippendale style fretwork balustrade.
Round-headed stone niches to former stalls. Attributed to John Carr of York.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p166; Country Life: October 30th
Listing NGR: SP7609652966
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Source: English Heritage
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