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Stables at Haggerston Castle, Ancroft

Description: Stables at Haggerston Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 237892

OS Grid Reference: NU0406743710
OS Grid Coordinates: 404067, 643710
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6869, -1.9369

Locality: Ancroft
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2NZ

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Listing Text

NU 04 SW
10/39 Stables at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle


Stable block. 1908 for Thomas Leyland. Scored stucco with ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof. Car-or carriage-washing shelter steel with glass roof.
4 ranges round a courtyard. 2 storeys, 7 bays. Boldly-moulded plinth,
rusticated quoins. Tall, central, rusticated and pedimented carriage arch
with date panel in pediment. On ground floor casement windows with keyed
alternating-block surrounds. In 2nd and 6th bays iron stairs on rusticated
stone bases lead to boarded doors in alternating-block surrounds with
quintuple keystones under dormers. 1st-floor windows enlarged mid C20.
Eaves cornice and hipped roof. Central clock turret with ogee lead roof
and vane. Large corniced ridge stacks on returns.

The interior of the courtyard is especially fine and complete. All doors
with quintuple keystones and all windows in keyed, raised alternating-block
surrounds. Side ranges each have 5 bays of carriage arches, 2 elliptical
arches each side of a higher round arch. In the centre of the yard a shelter
of 4 round columns supporting a shallow pyramidal glazed roof with louvred
vent at the apex.

Listing NGR: NU0406743710

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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