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The Stables

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kedleston, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9594 / 52°57'33"N

Longitude: -1.5378 / 1°32'16"W

OS Eastings: 431142

OS Northings: 340323

OS Grid: SK311403

Mapcode National: GBR P40.1H

Mapcode Global: WHCFG.BWY4

Entry Name: The Stables

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78883

Location: Kedleston, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Kedleston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mugginton and Kedleston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 34 SW PARISH OF KEDLESTON KEDLESTON PARK
3/44
13.2.67 The Stables
GV II*
Stable block and coach houses, now various uses. 1768-9 by Samuel
Wyatt, based on a larger scheme by Robert Adam. Red brick with
sandstone ashlar dressings. Plain tile and Welsh slate roofs.
Five ridge stacks. Stone plinth and moulded stone eaves cornice.
Two storeys. Main stable range L-plan, with a half return range
forming a courtyard. North elevation of 3-7-3 bays. Symmetrical
centre part has seven giant recessed round arches with stone
impost band acting as the sill to seven Diocletion windows. The
centre bay is open below as the carriage arch. To the left are
two wooden cross windows and a doorway with stable doors and
overlight; all with wedge brick lintels. To the right are two
similar windows and a blocked door. Taller pedimented end pavilions
break forward. Each has a giant round arch with impost band
and Diocletian window. Circular windows in moulded square surrounds,
on each side. The ground floor has central double doors with
louvred overlight under a wedge brick lintel, flanked by similar
doors with overlights (to the west pavilion) and by cross windows
(to the east pavilion). Archway at the east end linked to a
single storey pavilion at right angles, which has a pedimented
projecting centre bay with stepped round-arched entrance, flanked
by doorways with blind windows (partly rebuilt in C20). East
elevation of six bays with six Diocletian windows with continuous
sill band and six casements above under wedge brick lintels.
The courtyard elevations are plainer, with doors and cross windows
to ground floor and casements above. First floor sill band.
Return range on south side of six bays, with six coach houses,
each with segment headed entrance. Later single storey range
attached to south east of main range. West range has an impressive
stable interior, almost the full length of the range. Five bays,
with two rows of Tuscan Doric columns. Groin vaulted plaster
ceiling. Pilasters againstthe walls and blind Diocletian windows
on the inner wall echoing the windows in the outer wall. Original
stable fittings.

Source: Unpublished information from Mr Leslie Harris, Kedleston
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Listing NGR: SK3114240322

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