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Stable Block to Foston Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Foston and Scropton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8834 / 52°53'0"N

Longitude: -1.7264 / 1°43'35"W

OS Eastings: 418505

OS Northings: 331800

OS Grid: SK185318

Mapcode National: GBR 4BG.8B1

Mapcode Global: WHCFR.GS3F

Entry Name: Stable Block to Foston Hall

Listing Date: 4 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82678

Location: Foston and Scropton, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Foston and Scropton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Scropton

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/24 (South Side)
Stable Block
to Foston Hall..

Stable block, now administrative building to HM Detention
Centre. Dated 1905. Jacobean Style. Red brick with ashlar
dressings. Plain tile roof with central clock turret and bell
cupola with weather vane. Two ridge stacks with triple
polygonal shafts. Single storey arranged around a square
courtyard. Symmetrical east elevation of nine bays. Central
ashlar carriage entrance with open pedimented gable enclosing
coat of arms and the date 1905. Tuscan columns arid frieze with
triglyphs and lozenges. Three bays on either side with cross
windows. Three hipped roof dormers above. Projecting end bays
with shaped gables, 3-light mullioned and transomed window and
4-light window above. Arrow slit in the gables. Within the
courtyard the elevations have cross windows and doorways with
steep pediments. Louvred ventilation lanterns and upper
doorways with hoists. Some later fenestration. The ranges
extend half way along the fourth side and are linked by a wall.
In the north east angle, a polygonal stair tower.

Listing NGR: SK1850531800

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