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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096554
English Heritage Legacy ID: 82678
Location: Foston and Scropton, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65
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
SK 13 SE PARISH OF FOSTON & SCROPTON UTTOXETER ROAD
2/24 (South Side)
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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