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Description: Stables at Linley Hall
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 256855
OS Grid Reference: SO3465892958
OS Grid Coordinates: 334658, 292958
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5306, -2.9646
SO 39 SW MORE C.P. LINLEY
6/10 Stables at Linley Hall
Stable block. C.1740 (incorporating parts of an earlier building) with later
alterations. By Henry Joynes, architect of Linley Hall (q.v.). Coursed rubble
blocks with brick dressings, slate roofs. 4 sides enclosing a rectangular
cobbled courtyard. 2 storeys throughout; main facades on east and south.
East front. 3:2:3 windows; C19 cross casements, 5 blind on ground floor;
slightly projecting central portion rising to pediment with stone modillion
cornice; central round-arched entrance with iron-studded double doors and
tympanum, stone modillion eaves cornice with parapet above; bell turret with
lead covered cupola and weathervane in centre to ridge. South front. 1:2:3:2:1
windows; 6-paned sashes, slightly projecting central portion rising to pediment
with stone modillion cornice; central door with Gibbs surround and pediment,
further entrances to left and right, pediments on scrolled brackets; bell
turret as on east front in centre to ridge. The 2 gables behind to the courtyard
are part of an earlier building incorporated (see the straight joints).
West front. 3 large round-arched openings, open to centre, those to either
side with large radiating fanlights over double doors; glazing bar sashes,
one to left hand end, 2 to right; bell turret to centre as on east and south
fronts. Plain north front of no architectural interest. Country Life
Vol. 130, Sept. 7 1961, No.3366, P.504.
Listing NGR: SO3465892958
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Source: English Heritage
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