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Description: Stable Block at Astley Castle
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309105
OS Grid Reference: SP3114789392
OS Grid Coordinates: 431147, 289392
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5015, -1.5426
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1728/8/17 ASTLEY CASTLE
11-NOV-52 Stable block at Astley Castle
Stables and coach house range. Circa mid to late C18. Regular coursed sandstone; rear wall of brick. C20 plain-tile hipped roof. T-plan with wing to rear. Gothick Revival style with 4-centred arches throughout. One storey, 5 bays. Symmetrical front has moulded cornice and embattled parapet. 3-bay centre projects slightly and has embattled gable parapet. Double-chamfered doorway with plank door. Windows have Y-tracery. Gable has large moulded quatrefoil opening, partially bricked-up and damaged. First and fifth bays have large bricked-up double-chamfered arches, probably originally coach houses. At rear, gabled wing at centre; later cart entrance on right with added gable above.
INTERIOR: Some of the original roof structure remains and interior fittings said to have been largely replaced.
This is a good example of C18 Gothick Revival style.
Listing NGR: SP3114789392
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Source: English Heritage
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