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Latitude: 52.3955 / 52°23'43"N
Longitude: 1.6796 / 1°40'46"E
OS Eastings: 650432
OS Northings: 283874
OS Grid: TM504838
Mapcode National: GBR YVN.ZBD
Mapcode Global: VHM70.218X
Entry Name: Benacre Hall Stables
Listing Date: 17 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1032108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282034
Location: Benacre, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34
Civil Parish: Benacre
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Covehithe St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BENACRE BENACRE PARK
TM 58 SW
4/5 Benacre Hall Stables
Stables and coach houses to Benacre Hall. 1763-4 by Matthew Brettingham. Red
brick; roof slated to main facade, and with black pantiles to the courtyard.
2 storeys. Arranged to form 3 sides of a quadrangle, the open side being to
the east. Symmetrical 7-bay entrance front, arranged 3:1:3, the central bay
set forward and pedimented, with a semi-circular arched carriage entrance.
The flanking bays have smaller blind arches on the ground floor, and there is
a brick band at springing level across the whole facade. At first floor level
there are small square sash windows with square-leaded panes. Brick dentil
eaves cornice. On the roof over the entrance is a square clock tower and a
bell turret on 8 slender columns, with ogee roof surmounted by a wind vane.
Inside the courtyard are various 6-panel doors, some with large 3-centre
arched fanlights with Y-tracery; some ground floor lunette windows; 6 3-centre
arched carriage entrances with original doors and a 7th in a later extension.
Leaded casement windows to first floor. The interior fittings are said to be
intact. A fine and remarkably unaltered example of C18 stabling.
Listing NGR: TM5043283874
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