Description: Farnborough Hall Stable Block and Attached Gatepiers
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 305589
OS Grid Reference: SP4307849466
OS Grid Coordinates: 443078, 249466
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1418, -1.3719
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16/14 Farnborough Hall: stable
block and attached gatepiers
Stable block and attached gatepiers. Early/mid c18; left range and remodelling
1815-1816 by Henry Hakewill for William Holbech. Ironstone ashlar with string
course. Shallow hipped slate roofs with large widely-spaced wood dentils.
L-plan, with wing on right to rear, flanking forecourt of Farnborough Hall
(q.v.). 2 storeys; 7 bays. To yard: right range of 5 bays. Central chamfered
segmental carriage arch. 6-panelled doors to left and right inside 4-panelled
double-leaf doors and overlight above. Cross windows, on ground floor with many
glazing bars, and stone flat arches; first floor has leaded lights and stone
lintels with keystones. Slightly taller left range. Blank ground floor. First
floor has 2 round windows, the left blocked. Left return side to forecourt:
5-window range. String course. Central one-bay, one storey projection with
hipped roof. Diocletian window. Ground floor has stone cross windows. First
floor has 2-light stone mullioned windows. Leaded lights. Painted wood square
cupola with clock has simple pilasters, entablature and cornice. Dome with
weathervane. One-storey, one-window section to left has cross-window and stone
lintel with keystone. To rear: 5-bay loggia with chamfered wood posts and arched
braces between. Interior not inspected. Attached square gatepiers have pyramidal
(G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon
Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life 11 and 18 February 1954).
Listing NGR: SP4307849466
Source: English Heritage
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