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Stableyard Buildings and Attached Wall to North of High Buston House, Alnmouth

Description: Stableyard Buildings and Attached Wall to North of High Buston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236904

OS Grid Reference: NU2320808811
OS Grid Coordinates: 423208, 608811
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3727, -1.6353

Location: Alnmouth, Northumberland NE66 3QH

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3QH

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Listing Text


10/14 Stableyard
buildings, and
attached wall,
to north of High
Buston House

Ranges around stableyard, and attached wall. Late C18. Good-quality squared
stone; Welsh slate roofs except for synthetic blue slates on south range.
Buildings around square yard with opening at south end of west range; south
range 2 storeys, other parts single-storey except for 2-storey end parts of
north range.

South elevation of south range 2 storeys, 2 + 1 + 2 bays, symmetrical.
Slightly-projecting open-pedimented centre bay has boarded double doors;
16-pane sash windows with 8-pane short sashes above, all windows with
slightly-projecting sills. Hipped roof. Attached wall at right end,
returning south to join north-east corner of house, is 1.5 metres high,
holding central gateway with monolithic pyramid-capped piers. Right return
shows blind window with 8-pane short sash above. Left return shows boarded
and slatted windows on 1st floor. At rear a boarded door and five loft
East range shows 2 stable doors and 4 slit vents; 2 blind windows at rear.
Shorter west range has late C19 middens built against inner face, and hip-
ended roof. North range has central pair of segmental arches on round pier
and responds; 2-storey part at left end has boarded door and external stone
stair to boarded loft door on outer return; 2-storey part at right end has
boarded door to rear. Both end parts have pyramidal roofs, and windows to

Listing NGR: NU2320808811

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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