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Latitude: 52.9683 / 52°58'6"N
Longitude: -2.2838 / 2°17'1"W
OS Eastings: 381035
OS Northings: 341258
OS Grid: SJ810412
Mapcode National: GBR 037.Z9R
Mapcode Global: WH9BT.WNN8
Entry Name: Old Stable Block
Listing Date: 17 November 1966
Last Amended: 14 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1027845
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362737
Location: Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
Civil Parish: Whitmore
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Whitmore St Mary and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 84 SW WHITMORE C.P. WHITMORE
6/191 Old stable block
17/11/6 at hall)
Former stable block. Late C16/early C17 with later additions and
alterations. Coursed sandstone rubble on chamfered plinth with
moulded string course and integral end stacks; plain tiled roof and
wooden cupola. 2 levels; lower for stables, upper for grooms'
accommodation; 3 mullioned windows to first floor, those to left and
right of 3 lights, all with latticed glazing; ground floor with central
doorway under massive Tudor-arched lintel, flanked by renewed 2-light
mullion windows and 2 single-light windows on each side (all also
with latticed glazing); the door itself is nail-studded in imitation
of the original door to left-hand gable end; hexagonal round-arched
wooden cupola (probably C18 but considerably restored) slightly to
left of centre, lead dome and clocks on north and south faces.
Scattered mullion and single-light windows to gable ends and rear.
Interior: stabling for'9 horses perfectly preserved; round-headed
wooden arches with large globular pendants, the arches repeated above
the trough on the back wall;, stone flagged and cobbled floor. Access
by mid-C2.0 spiral staircase in south-west corner to first floor; double-
purlin roof in 3 bays with tie beam, collar beam and windbraces; square
panelled cross and spine walls supporting mechanism for clock and former
loft (floor removed); fireplaces in end walls with plain, massive
Listing NGR: SJ8103541258
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