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Stable Block to North West of Craster Tower, Craster

Description: Stable Block to North West of Craster Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236934

OS Grid Reference: NU2507719611
OS Grid Coordinates: 425077, 619611
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4697, -1.6049

Locality: Craster
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3SS

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Listing Text


6/43 Stable block to
north-west of
Craster Tower

Stable block and attached wall. Late C18 incorporating earlier fabric. Front
wall squared stone except for rubble in centre part; other elevations heavily-
cemented rubble; cut sandstone dressings. Pantile roofs except for Welsh
slates on north side of south range. L-plan.

Front (east) elevation 3 gabled bays. Left bay has pair of elliptical arches,
the other bays single segmental arches, all holding boarded double doors.
Quatrefoil panels in gables. To far left a short attached wall, with rebated
segmental arch, joins garden wall (q.v.). Left return shows 2 boarded doors
and stable door, in chamfered 4-centred surrounds, four 4-pane sashes, two 12-
pane sashes and a 9-pane fixed window; 2 low slatted windows directly beneath
eaves. Roof hipped to left.

Rear elevation; north and centre bays have hipped roofs; south range shows
large raking buttress with blocked stone-surround doorway to left and boarded
door with 6-pane overlight, under timber lintel, to right.

Listing NGR: NU2507719611

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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