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Stable Block at Wakefield Lodge and Attached Walls, Outbuildings and Gatepiers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Potterspury, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.076 / 52°4'33"N

Longitude: -0.924 / 0°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 473841

OS Northings: 242506

OS Grid: SP738425

Mapcode National: GBR BY5.TF3

Mapcode Global: VHDSX.X2WV

Entry Name: Stable Block at Wakefield Lodge and Attached Walls, Outbuildings and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 18 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235260

Location: Potterspury, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Potterspury

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Potterspury with Furtho and Yardley Gobion

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

DEANSHANGER
SP74SW
6/24 Stable block at Wakefield
01/12/51 Lodge and attached walls,
outbuildings and gatepiers
(Formerly listed as Stables at
Wakefield Lodge)

GV II*

Stable block. Mid C18. Red brick in Flemish bond with some flared headers,
hipped slate roofs, and brick ridge stacks. 2-storey, 15-window range.
Double-depth plan. Principal elevation faces approach to Wakefield Lodge and has
blank round-arched arcading to ground floor with lunette windows to heads and
small sash windows to 1st floor with flat-arched heads. Plinth, stone impost
band and bracketed stone eaves. End bays and 3-bay centre break forward. Centre
has pediment framing clock face with elaborate stone surround, side-scrolls and
cornucopia. 5-bay side elevation with similar arcading and windows. Elevation to
stable court to rear has similar composition with double-leaf coach house doors
to centre, with fanlights and lunette windows alternating with plank and stable
doors with fanlights. Sashes to 1st floor. Clock-face to pediment and central
circular timber arcaded cupola with bell and domed lead roof. Stable court is
enclosed by walls with gatepiers to entrance and single-storey L-plan
outbuildings to far corners of courtyard now converted to dwelling with C19 and
C20 extensions. Interior: stalls, open-well staircase with turned balusters and
wide spinal corridor to lst floor serving former grooms quarters.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p378)


Listing NGR: SP7384142506

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