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Stableyard Buildings and Attached Wall to North of High Buston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnmouth, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3727 / 55°22'21"N

Longitude: -1.6353 / 1°38'7"W

OS Eastings: 423208

OS Northings: 608811

OS Grid: NU232088

Mapcode National: GBR K609.RV

Mapcode Global: WHC1S.V7G0

Entry Name: Stableyard Buildings and Attached Wall to North of High Buston House

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236904

Location: Alnmouth, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnmouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


10/14 Stableyard
buildings, and
attached wall,
to north of High
Buston House

Ranges around stableyard, and attached wall. Late C18. Good-quality squared
stone; Welsh slate roofs except for synthetic blue slates on south range.
Buildings around square yard with opening at south end of west range; south
range 2 storeys, other parts single-storey except for 2-storey end parts of
north range.

South elevation of south range 2 storeys, 2 + 1 + 2 bays, symmetrical.
Slightly-projecting open-pedimented centre bay has boarded double doors;
16-pane sash windows with 8-pane short sashes above, all windows with
slightly-projecting sills. Hipped roof. Attached wall at right end,
returning south to join north-east corner of house, is 1.5 metres high,
holding central gateway with monolithic pyramid-capped piers. Right return
shows blind window with 8-pane short sash above. Left return shows boarded
and slatted windows on 1st floor. At rear a boarded door and five loft
East range shows 2 stable doors and 4 slit vents; 2 blind windows at rear.
Shorter west range has late C19 middens built against inner face, and hip-
ended roof. North range has central pair of segmental arches on round pier
and responds; 2-storey part at left end has boarded door and external stone
stair to boarded loft door on outer return; 2-storey part at right end has
boarded door to rear. Both end parts have pyramidal roofs, and windows to

Listing NGR: NU2320808811

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