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Description: Stables to North of Mitford Hall, with Attached Kennels and Yard Wall
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 238947
OS Grid Reference: NZ1645685495
OS Grid Coordinates: 416456, 585495
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1635, -1.7432
MTTFORD MITFORD HALL
9/32 Stables to north
of Mitford Hall,
kennels and yard wall
Stable range, probably c.1820 for the Mitford family by John Dobson. Squared
tooled stone with tooled-and-margined dressings; Welsh slate roof, wood and
lead cupola. Ranges on 3 sides of rectangular yard.
North range 7 bays. Central 2-storey, 3-bay section has plinth, 1st floor band
and moulded eaves cornice; segmental arches, the central open, flanked by
boarded double doors, windows over. Coped gables; stepped-and-corniced left
end stack, reduced right end stack. Central cupola on ridge has square base
with clockface, carrying drum with louvred openings between 6 pilasters;
conical roof with weathervane. Single-storey flanking sections with boarded
doors and various sash windows. Single-storey east range shows 2 pairs of
boarded doors and 16-pane sash; roof hipped to right. Single-storey west
range shows various sash windows; coped gable to left with stepped-and-corniced
stack. All openings in alternating-block surrounds. Pedimented gable ends.
External elevation of north range shows three 20-pane sashes to 1st floor; to
left of entrance, attached single-storey kennel range with 3 boarded doors; and
flat-coped wall to exercise yard.
Listing NGR: NZ1645685495
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Source: English Heritage
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