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West Stable Range at Dieu-La-Cres Abbey Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1177 / 53°7'3"N

Longitude: -2.0275 / 2°1'39"W

OS Eastings: 398255

OS Northings: 357831

OS Grid: SJ982578

Mapcode National: GBR 24H.J7G

Mapcode Global: WHBC9.TWPT

Entry Name: West 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: 1268657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461581

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


611-1/1/9 (East side)
13/04/51 West stable range at Dieu-la-Cres
Abbey Farm
(Formerly Listed as:
Farm buildings of Dieu-la-Cres Abbey


Stable range. Early C19 (incorporating a stone dated 1817),
using stone from the C13 Abbey of Dieu l'Acres. Coursed and
squared stone with slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4-window range. 3 double doors to right,
2 doors with flanking windows to left, in pointed-arched
openings made from, or cut in imitation of, abbey stonework.
Upper windows similar, the double doors to the right inserted
in former window space, said once to have been French doors to
balcony of former ballroom within. Gable end richly ornamented
with abbey fragments, incorporating ogee window tracery,
fragments of vaulting ribs and other carved stone, arranged in
a symmetrical pattern.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The building forms a group with the byre and barn (qv) and E
stable range of Dieu-la-Cres farm (qv) together with the
farmhouse (qv) and represents an important example of the
reuse of old building stone, arranged according to a definite
aesthetic, as a type of antiquarianism.
(Sleigh, John: A History of the Ancient Parish of Leek: Leek:

Listing NGR: SJ9825557831

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