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The Stable Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2246 / 52°13'28"N

Longitude: -0.7397 / 0°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 486186

OS Northings: 259236

OS Grid: SP861592

Mapcode National: GBR CXZ.KSS

Mapcode Global: VHDS8.4BBZ

Plus Code: 9C4X67F6+R4

Entry Name: The Stable Block

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235424

Location: Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Castle Ashby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Ashby St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Stable block. Mid/late C17, altered C19 and C20. Coursed limestone rubble, slate
roof, brick and stone ridge stacks. F-plan originally, now L plan. 2 storeys.
Surrounds 2 sides of a stable courtyard, with slightly longer range facing east.
Round-arched doorway to through passage at right end of longer range facing
east, otherwise panelled doors with Tudor-arched heads, some with hood moulds.
3-light stone mullion and transom windows to ground floor, some with hood
moulds. Mostly 3-light stone mullioned windows to 1st floor. Windows to rear
elevations are more irregular and chiefly casement windows with wood lintels. A
short wing probably late C18 or early C19 projects to rear of range facing court
to south containing a staircase and with small square open cupola to ridge
containing bell and with domed lead roof. Stone-coped gables with kneelers. A
single-stormy link with Estate Office (q.v.) houses tack-room and is probably
C19. An estate map of 1760 shows that a range formerly extended behind Estate
Office (q.v.) and was joined to the Laundry (q.v.) to form a formal composition
opposite west range of Castle Ashby (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p144; Castle Ashby Archives)

Listing NGR: SP8618659236

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