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Stable Block of Former Cresswell Hall, Cresswell

Description: Stable Block of Former Cresswell Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238146

OS Grid Reference: NZ2879993014
OS Grid Coordinates: 428799, 593014
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2305, -1.5487

Location: Cresswell, Northumberland NE61 5HX

Locality: Cresswell
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 5HX

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Listing Text

NZ 29 SE
8/1 Stable Block of former
Cresswell Hall
Stable block, 1829 by John Shaw for Addison John Cresswell-Baker. Tooled-and-
margined ashlar; slate roofs. Imposing ranges on 3 sides of a court closed to
south by a wall with flat coping. North range 2 storeys, 7 bays, the central
projecting under a clock tower: doorway with cornice on moulded corbels,
modillion cornice at eaves level, 3-light mullioned window to 2nd floor. Moulded
set-back clock stage with clock faces under garlands. Roman Doric bellcote with
square piers distyle in antis on each side and low-pitched pyramidal roof with
antefixae. Bays flanking tower have paired carriage entrances with stone lintels
beneath moulded cornices; and corniced doorways between end bays. Window openings
empty; all openings have chamfered surrounds. Eaves cornice with paired brackets.
4 corniced ridge stacks with conjoined shafts.

West range 5 bays with similar detail. Central bay set forward with large archway;
imposts, moulded keystone, modillion cornice and parapet over. Roof hipped to
left. At far left lower wall with segment-headed arch links with wall closing
courtyard on south. East range 4 bays, irregular fenestration.

Interior: stone open-well stair in north range behind tower. Derelict and
partly roofless at time of survey.

Cresswell Hall, built 1821-4, was demolished in 1937.

Listing NGR: NZ2879993014

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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