Description: Stables 15 Metres West of Maperton House
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262068
OS Grid Reference: ST6716326224
OS Grid Coordinates: 367163, 126224
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0344, -2.4697
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4/135 Stables 15 metres west of
(formerly listed with Manor House)
Stable block. Probably 1876. Cary stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof over stone slate base
courses, west side, Welsh slates to east side, between coped gables. Two storeys, 7-bay west elevation; bays 2 and 6
have gabled windows with ball finials to crowns; bays 3, 5 and 7 have 4-pane sash windows set in architraves; moulded
doorway with flat hood bay 2, and to bay 3 a semi-circular archway, now blocked with early C20 stone 3-light window in
centre, and over this a later gable with leaded window: in centre of roof a clock-tower in C17 style, timber with lead
roof, octagonal plan; diamond clock faces to east and west under bell-hip roof with weathervane. On east side some
early C20 modifications - the chief feature two open pitched-roof timber canopies in C17 style. Impressive in its own
right, it contributes much to the setting of Maperton House (qv).
Listing NGR: ST6716326224
Source: English Heritage
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