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Description: The Stables at Betchworth House
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 290139
OS Grid Reference: TQ2113249576
OS Grid Coordinates: 521132, 149576
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2325, -0.2664
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BETCHWORTH C.P. THE STREET
6/30 The Stables at
11/11/66 Betchworth House
Stable block. Mid C18. Red brick with hipped slate roof on one range and hipped
tiled roofs on southern range. L-shaped plan to south east with the block
connected by a wall along the east side to the rectangular northern range, gardens
in between. Southern block:- At right angles to house and road. Single storey
with rusticated angle quoins and stone coped parapet. One 20-pane, glazing bar
sash window under gauged brick head and one door of six fielded panels in panelled
reveal and lugged architrave surround under pulvinated frieze and flat hood,to
each side of central, arched carriageway. Each flanking door also has a blocked
fanlight with wooden tracery bars. Left hand return front - (west face) -
Originally two round-headed arched tripartite sash windows either side of
pedimented entrance break with lunette windows in ends, all connected by impost
band and under gauged brick heads. Now with two windows to left and lunette to
right, blocked. Open pediment over blocked roundel to centre and door of 6 fielded
panels under fanlight in lugged architrave surround, with cornice hood over. Rear
(North side):- three stable doors under segmental heads and one plank door on west
wing. Single storey shed links the stables to the east wall, approximately 4 feet
high and partly rebuilt in C20, where it attaches to the northern stable block.
Northern range:- South side (facing yard) - single storey, hipped roof wings flank
central,square,pyramid roofed pavilion. Garage doors to right and two doors under
transomes flank central window. Left hand wing has central door and flanking
windows. Elliptical arch over throughway to centre with window above and weather-
vane finial on roof. North side - loft door in central pavilion. The eastern
wall connecting the blocks is a notable feature of the Village Street.
Listing NGR: TQ2113549572
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Source: English Heritage
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