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Description: Stable Block North West of Acton Hall
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236765
OS Grid Reference: NU1847002452
OS Grid Coordinates: 418470, 602452
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3158, -1.7105
NU 10 SE
6/96 Stable block
Stable block, C18 and early C19. Squared tooled stone; tooled-and-margined
quoins and dressings to west range and west part of north range; Welsh slate
roofs except for asbestos sheets on tower. Ranges around rectangular yard
open to south. North range 2+3 storeys, 2 + 1 + 2 bays. Central tower has
boarded door, with lintel dated 1724, in segmental-arched recess under boarded
window with slightly-projecting sill. 2nd-floor band under boarded circular
opening with arched pigeon holes in raised surround. Pyramidal roof rising
to cupola with slatted sides, pyramidal lead cap and weathervane. Right part
of range shows stable door under boarded pitching door, and boarded door;
left part shows pair of segmental arches, one blocked with later window
inserted, and slatted windows above. East range shows 2 boarded doors and 2
sliding doors, with boarded or slatted windows above. Roof hipped to right,
with stepped-and-corniced ridge stack. Right return shows blacksmith's window
with old stone troughs below; 3-bay rear elevation shows ground floor 16-pane
sashes, with blind window between, and 8-pane sashes to lst floor. West range
shows 2 stable doors, 2 part-blocked segmental arches, and slatted windows to
1st floor; roof hipped to left.
Later range to south of tower is not of interest.
Listing NGR: NU1847002452
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