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Description: The Old Stables, with Clock Tower and Wall Adjoining Norton Conyers House
Date Listed: 22 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 330423
OS Grid Reference: SE3203076239
OS Grid Coordinates: 432030, 476239
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1809, -1.5107
SE 37 NW NORTON CONYERS NORTON CONYERS
2/47 The Old Stables, with
clock tower and wall
22.7.55 adjoining Norton Conyers
Stables, now outbuildings, and adjoining wall. C17 and C18. Roughcast
brick with brick and stone rubble wall. Westmorland slate roof and
stone slates. A long-single storey range of it bays with 2-storey bay
with outshut on right and a wall projecting from the 2-storey bay
linking clock tower to house. Single storey range: entrances - wooden
garage doors to left, 2 narrower plank doors to right and centre.
5 Yorkshire sashes, most with leaded lights, and two 9-pane, unequally
hung sashes in flush wood architraves to right. Band above windows,
stone slate roof, 2 short brick stacks on ridge. 2-storey bay has plank
door with rectangular 2-light window over and a wooden cross-window
above. Band above ground floor window continues from single storey
range. Ashlar gable coping with shaped kneelers and Westmorland slate
roof. Brick chimney to rear left corner. Wooden cupola above has
square base with clock and circular bell tower over with columns
supporting domed roof with finial. Wall: approximately 6 metres high,
rendered on south face and with ashlar coping. Narrow, flat arched
opening. Outshut to right of wall abutting right return of clock tower:
single storey with ashlar coping carrying lead urns decorated with masks
and pineapple finials. Single storey range continues to left around
north side of yard as facade only, terminating with a weathered ashlar
gate pier composed of a base with balusters supporting the remains of
2 Corinthian columns with plain pediment and cornice over.
Listing NGR: SE3203076239
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Source: English Heritage
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