Description: Stables at Beanacre Manor
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314378
OS Grid Reference: ST9004465718
OS Grid Coordinates: 390044, 165718
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3904, -2.1445
ST 96 NW MELKSHAM WITHOUT BEANACRE
2/161 Stables at Beanacre Manor
Stableblock, now house. Early C18. For Jacob Selfe. Rubble
stone. Stone slate roof with ashlar coping to verges. Classical
house-style. 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3 window front.
Tall central door has bolection moulded surround and broken
pediment over containing ball finial. Door blocked and C20
casement inserted. Cross windows on either side have moulded
architraves labels and cymar moulded sills. Blank stone panel
over door. First floor has three 2 light cymar moulded mullioned
windows. Moulded stone eaves cornice. 3 hipped dormers have
casements. Right return has blocked square headed door and
inserted C20 window. Rear elevation is similarly altered.
Interior not inspected. This building occupies a prominent
position at the end of the main drive to Beanacre Manor (q.v.).
(Country Life, 4 Dec. 1937, by Arthur Oswald).
Listing NGR: ST9003565721
Source: English Heritage
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