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Stable Block 30 Metres North-West of Blenkinsopp Hall, Greenhead

Description: Stable Block 30 Metres North-West of Blenkinsopp Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240714

OS Grid Reference: NY6813064172
OS Grid Coordinates: 368130, 564172
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9711, -2.4994

Locality: Greenhead
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE49 9LY

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Listing Text

NY 66 SE
(North side, off)
15/66 Stable block 30
metres north-west
of Blenkinsopp Hall

Stable block incorporating coach house, stables and living quarters. Rear
range and return wings 1833 (dated on pediment); front range rebuilt 1903
(dated on parapet). Dressed stone, graduated green slate roofs and stone
chimneys; glazed iron canopy on rear range. 4 ranges round a rectangular
stable yard. Tudor/Gothic style.

Single-storey, 5-bay front range. Taller central square-plan tower; flanking
walls break back; projecting canted end bays. Projecting embattled parapets.
Tower has moulded triangular-headed archway with clock face and flanking cross-
loops above. Featureless flanking walls. End bays have 3-light chamfered-
mullioned windows with latticed casements; moulded octagonal plaques on parapet
(plaque on left bay dated 1903).

2-storey, 6-bay rear range. Central paired doorways flanked by elliptical
coach arches with doorways in end bays. Six 2-light windows in chamfered
surrounds above (3 windows on left half retain sashes and mullion). Pediment
over two centre bays contains boarded-over clock face in surround dated 1833.
Low-pitched hipped roof with 4 ridge stacks. Canopy across entire ground floor
of rear range has low pent glass roof on arch-braced iron brackets.

Single-storey, 3-bay return wings; each wing with two 2-light windows and an
elliptical coach arch to yard; low-pitched roofs.

Listing NGR: NY6813064172

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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