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Eastern Stable Range at Dieu-La-Cres Abbey Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1181 / 53°7'4"N

Longitude: -2.0267 / 2°1'36"W

OS Eastings: 398309

OS Northings: 357875

OS Grid: SJ983578

Mapcode National: GBR 24H.JDT

Mapcode Global: WHBC9.VW2H

Entry Name: Eastern Stable Range at Dieu-La-Cres Abbey Farm

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461580

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/1/8 (East side)
13/04/51 Eastern stable range at Dieu-la-Cres
Abbey Farm
(Formerly Listed as:
Farm buildings of Dieu-la-Cres Abbey


Stable range. c1820. Constructed from stones of the C13 abbey
of Dieu l'Acres. Coursed and squared stone with slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: single-storeyed, with 3 stable doors and inserted
double doors towards right. The building is ornamented with
fragments of worked stone, including corbel heads, taken from
the abbey.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The building forms a group with the byre (qv) and W stable
range of Dieu-la-Cres Abbey Farm (qv), together with the
farmhouse (qv). Together with these buildings, it is an
important example of the deliberate reuse of early material,
representing a type of antiquarianism.
(Sleigh, John: A History of the Ancient Parish of Leek: Leek:

Listing NGR: SJ9830957875

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