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Old Stable Block

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whitmore, Staffordshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362737

Location: Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

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

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Listing Text


6/191 Old stable block
(formerly listed
as Outbuilding
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

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

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