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Description: Stable Block Approximately 175 Metres North-East of Leighton Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 258884
OS Grid Reference: SJ6143405211
OS Grid Coordinates: 361434, 305211
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6433, -2.5714
LEIGHTON AND EATON LEIGHTON
SJ 60 NW
2/99 Stable block approx.
175m north-east of
29.1.52 Leighton Hall (Previously
listed as Stables to
the East of Leighton
Stable block, now partly converted to domestic accommodation. 1778,
remodelled 1888 with early and mid-C20 additions and alterations. Red
brick, plain tile roofs with raised verges. Original square plan
around central courtyard, extended to south in late C19. Two levels
with single-storey south range, dentilled eaves cornice; round-headed
archway to front with raised keystone and pointed stone voussoirs
flanked by oculi with stone inscription panels, left with the initials
"JK" and the Kynnersley family coat-of-arms, right with the date "1778",
roundel above; pyramidal roof surmounted by clock tower with octagonal
wooden cupola and lead cap; ranges to left and right converted to
domestic accommodation, blind round-headed stable arches with early
and mid-C20 casements inserted, C20 doors and contemporary red brick
ridge stacks. Inside the courtyard the cambered arches of the north
range have been infilled and C20 casements inserted but the east range
retains a number of segmental-headed cast-iron windows. Interior: of
all ranges considerably altered during C20.
Listing NGR: SJ6143405211
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Source: English Heritage
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