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Description: Stable Block and Attached Wall Approx 60 Yards North-West of Close House
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238617
OS Grid Reference: NZ1262665922
OS Grid Coordinates: 412626, 565922
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9877, -1.8042
HEDDON-ON-THE-WALL CLOSE HOUSE
NZ 16 NW
Stable block and
attached wall approx 60
28.4.69 yards north-west
of Close House
Stable block. Early C18 and 1779. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Partly
rebuilt in old brick to rear. Three ranges round courtyard with low wall and
gateway closing south side. 2 storeys. Older 6-bay rear range with chamfered
plinth and rusticated quoins. Doorways with 'Gibbs' surrounds in 2nd and 5th
bays. 4-pane windows in raised surrounds. Wall clock in centre of range.
Symmetrical and identical side ranges. Flat-topped plinth and no quoins.
6 bays with 2 segmental-arched carriage doors in centre bays; oeil-de-boeuf
windows above junction of arches, flanked by cruciform slits. Outer bays have
doors and windows in raised surrounds.
Hipped roofs; louvred bell turret in centre of rear range.
On south side of yard low ashlar wall, with flat coping, broken in centre by
gateway with square rusticated piers.
Listing NGR: NZ1262665922
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Source: English Heritage
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