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Stable Block and Attached Walls Approximately 9 Metres to South of Loton Park, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Stable Block and Attached Walls Approximately 9 Metres to South of Loton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258933

OS Grid Reference: SJ3561714696
OS Grid Coordinates: 335617, 314696
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7261, -2.9547

Location: Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AJ

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9AJ

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Listing Text

Stable block and attached
12/28 walls approx. 9 metres
- to south of Loton Park


Stable block and attached walls. Dated 1833 and 1835, probably by Thomas
Jones of Chester. Red brick with red sandstone ashlar dressings; plain
tile roof. U-plan; Tudor Gothic style. One storey and attic. Chamfered
plinth, parapeted gables with chamfered stone coping, moulded kneelers
and obelisk finials at feet and apexes; 3 brick ridge stacks consisting of
pairs of chamfered square shafts with moulded tops. South-west (entrance)
front: chamfered stone mullioned and transomed windows with lozenge-pattern
cast-iron casements and returned hoodmoulds; flankinggabled wings with
2-light attic windows and 3-light ground-floor windows; central gabled break
with one-light window and stone shield dated 1835 in tympanum, and large
hollow-moulded Tudor archway; right-hand return front: 3 windows;
central gabled break with chamfered octagonal clock surround in tympanum,
and smaller flanking gabled semi-dormers with 2-light mullioned windows.
North-west range dated 1833. Section of forecourt wall adjoining stable
block to south-east; red sandstone ashlar on coursed rubble base; L-plan;
chamfered plinth, chamfered coping, ramped up at each end, and square
gate pier to right with trefoil-headed panelled sides and gabled top.
Short section of garden wall adjoining to north-east; c.1870;red brick
with red sandstone ashlar dressings; L-plan; chamfered plinth and chamfered
coping with globe finial at corner and end. Interior of stable block
not inspected. Thomas Jones carried out a remodelling of and extensions
to Loton Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838. The stable block forms one side
of the forecourt to the house, opposite the former estate office (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ3561714696

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Source: English Heritage

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