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Benacre Hall Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Benacre, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3955 / 52°23'43"N

Longitude: 1.6796 / 1°40'46"E

OS Eastings: 650432

OS Northings: 283874

OS Grid: TM504838

Mapcode National: GBR YVN.ZBD

Mapcode Global: VHM70.218X

Plus Code: 9F439MWH+6R

Entry Name: Benacre Hall Stables

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282034

Location: Benacre, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Benacre

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Covehithe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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4/5 Benacre Hall Stables

Stables and coach houses to Benacre Hall. 1763-4 by Matthew Brettingham. Red
brick; roof slated to main facade, and with black pantiles to the courtyard.
2 storeys. Arranged to form 3 sides of a quadrangle, the open side being to
the east. Symmetrical 7-bay entrance front, arranged 3:1:3, the central bay
set forward and pedimented, with a semi-circular arched carriage entrance.
The flanking bays have smaller blind arches on the ground floor, and there is
a brick band at springing level across the whole facade. At first floor level
there are small square sash windows with square-leaded panes. Brick dentil
eaves cornice. On the roof over the entrance is a square clock tower and a
bell turret on 8 slender columns, with ogee roof surmounted by a wind vane.
Inside the courtyard are various 6-panel doors, some with large 3-centre
arched fanlights with Y-tracery; some ground floor lunette windows; 6 3-centre
arched carriage entrances with original doors and a 7th in a later extension.
Leaded casement windows to first floor. The interior fittings are said to be
intact. A fine and remarkably unaltered example of C18 stabling.

Listing NGR: TM5043283874

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