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Stables to South of Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Dunham Massey, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3819 / 53°22'54"N

Longitude: -2.4004 / 2°24'1"W

OS Eastings: 373462

OS Northings: 387303

OS Grid: SJ734873

Mapcode National: GBR CYPB.3D

Mapcode Global: WH98V.3866

Entry Name: Stables to South of Hall

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212853

Location: Dunham Massey, Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Civil Parish: Dunham Massey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


6/94 Stables to south
of Hall
(formerly listed
as stables at
5.3.59 Dunham hall)

G.V. I

Stables, now including a restaurant and shop. Probably 1721
(date of carriage house [q.v.]) but extended to the west in
the late C18. Flemish bond and English garden wall bond
brickwork, stone dressings and graduated stone slate roof.
Long U-shaped range of stables symmetrically planned about a
central entrance. Subsequently widened to the west forming
an M-shaped roof. 9 bays with 2-bay wings at either end and
2 storeys thoughout. Stone plinth, first floor band, small
eaves and hipped roofs. Each bay has a cross window with
stone mullions, transomes and surround, and leaded lights at
ground floor except for bays 4 and 10 which have door
openings with triple keystones and stone surrounds and the
central bay which has pilasters, entablature, pediment and a
segmental headed door with stone surround and triple
keystone. First floor has an oeil-de-boef with stone
surround and leaded light to each bay. Small eaves pediments
over bays 4 and 10. 2 ridge chimney stacks. West elevation
of 7 bays with stone plinth, similar windows on both ground
and first floors. Pedimented central feature breaks forward
with semi-circular stone dressed door openings with fanlight
and triple keystone. Detached stone mounting steps at each
end. Interior: the oak stalls remain in much of the original
range some being separated by large Ionic columns turned in
oak. Pegged oak king-post roof trusses to each range, some
with curved diagonal members.

Listing NGR: SJ7346287303

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