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Stable Block to North West of Craster Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Craster, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4697 / 55°28'10"N

Longitude: -1.6049 / 1°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 425077

OS Northings: 619611

OS Grid: NU250196

Mapcode National: GBR K576.B2

Mapcode Global: WHC17.BS07

Entry Name: Stable Block to North West of Craster Tower

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236934

Location: Craster, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Craster

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


6/43 Stable block to
north-west of
Craster Tower

Stable block and attached wall. Late C18 incorporating earlier fabric. Front
wall squared stone except for rubble in centre part; other elevations heavily-
cemented rubble; cut sandstone dressings. Pantile roofs except for Welsh
slates on north side of south range. L-plan.

Front (east) elevation 3 gabled bays. Left bay has pair of elliptical arches,
the other bays single segmental arches, all holding boarded double doors.
Quatrefoil panels in gables. To far left a short attached wall, with rebated
segmental arch, joins garden wall (q.v.). Left return shows 2 boarded doors
and stable door, in chamfered 4-centred surrounds, four 4-pane sashes, two 12-
pane sashes and a 9-pane fixed window; 2 low slatted windows directly beneath
eaves. Roof hipped to left.

Rear elevation; north and centre bays have hipped roofs; south range shows
large raking buttress with blocked stone-surround doorway to left and boarded
door with 6-pane overlight, under timber lintel, to right.

Listing NGR: NU2507719611

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