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Stable Block at Delapre Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.225 / 52°13'30"N

Longitude: -0.8894 / 0°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 475954

OS Northings: 259118

OS Grid: SP759591

Mapcode National: GBR BWG.HY0

Mapcode Global: VHDS5.JBNM

Entry Name: Stable Block at Delapre Abbey

Listing Date: 9 December 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231855

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Delapre and Briar Hill

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Hardingstone St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

Stable block at
9.12.68 Delapre Abbey
SP 7559 7/139

C18, two storeys, dressed iron-stone, string below 1st floor windows, frieze and
cornice with parapet, hipped slate roof with lead ridges. Central cupola with clock
under segmental pediment, engaged columns over supporting entablature broken forward
over columns, rectangular openings to bell chamber, and leaded dome crowned with
ball finial and tall scroll pattern weather vane. The centre part has 3 widely
spaced bays with arched centre opening in rusticated surround with key block, filled
by modern window, and semi-circular 3-light window over. Flanking bays have sashes
4 panes wide, those on ground floor in rusticated surrounds, upper windows in recessed
surrounds. The central block is flanked by similar lower wings each of 3 bays.

Delapre Abbey with its Stable block, Billiard Room, Garden Wall and Gateway,
Game Larder, Coach-House and Park House form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7595459118

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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