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Stable Block at Wakefield Lodge and Attached Walls, Outbuildings and Gatepiers, Potterspury

Description: Stable Block at Wakefield Lodge and Attached Walls, Outbuildings and Gatepiers

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235260

OS Grid Reference: SP7384142506
OS Grid Coordinates: 473841, 242506
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0760, -0.9240

Location: Deanshanger Dr, Potterspury, Northamptonshire NN12 7QX

Locality: Potterspury
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 7QX

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Listing Text

6/24 Stable block at Wakefield
01/12/51 Lodge and attached walls,
outbuildings and gatepiers
(Formerly listed as Stables at
Wakefield Lodge)


Stable block. Mid C18. Red brick in Flemish bond with some flared headers,
hipped slate roofs, and brick ridge stacks. 2-storey, 15-window range.
Double-depth plan. Principal elevation faces approach to Wakefield Lodge and has
blank round-arched arcading to ground floor with lunette windows to heads and
small sash windows to 1st floor with flat-arched heads. Plinth, stone impost
band and bracketed stone eaves. End bays and 3-bay centre break forward. Centre
has pediment framing clock face with elaborate stone surround, side-scrolls and
cornucopia. 5-bay side elevation with similar arcading and windows. Elevation to
stable court to rear has similar composition with double-leaf coach house doors
to centre, with fanlights and lunette windows alternating with plank and stable
doors with fanlights. Sashes to 1st floor. Clock-face to pediment and central
circular timber arcaded cupola with bell and domed lead roof. Stable court is
enclosed by walls with gatepiers to entrance and single-storey L-plan
outbuildings to far corners of courtyard now converted to dwelling with C19 and
C20 extensions. Interior: stalls, open-well staircase with turned balusters and
wide spinal corridor to lst floor serving former grooms quarters.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p378)

Listing NGR: SP7384142506

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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