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Stable Block Circa 20 Yards to North West of Doddington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddington, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0151 / 53°0'54"N

Longitude: -2.4358 / 2°26'8"W

OS Eastings: 370859

OS Northings: 346512

OS Grid: SJ708465

Mapcode National: GBR 7X.G2TN

Mapcode Global: WH9BK.KG9W

Entry Name: Stable Block Circa 20 Yards to North West of Doddington Hall

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57096

Location: Doddington, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Doddington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Doddington St John

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 74 NW
5/18 Stable Block c.20 yards
to North west of
Doddington Hall.

Stable block. 1777-90. By Samuel Wyatt. Red Flemish bond brick with
ashlar dressings and slate roof with lead flashings and wooden cupola.
Single and two storeys. East facade: 9 bays. Central projecting bay
of 2 storeys with pedimental gable over. Ashlar plinth common to
whole building. Central driftway now blocked and containing central
wicket door. To either side are blank rectangular panels with stone
sills and flat arched heads. Ashlar band at level of springing of the
arch. Central Diocletian window over driftway and divided from it by
wooden lintel. Circular ashlar roundels to the spandrels. Circular
C19 clock face to pedimental gable inscribed Joyce of Whitchurch above
which is the lower section of a wooden bellcote. To either side are
single storey ranges of three bays with sash windows of 3 x 4 panes
with stone sills and flat arched lintels. Moulded cornice to top of
wall. To either end are two bay single storey ranges which project
slightly with ground floor windows of 3 x 4 sash panes and Diocletian
windows to the first floors with hipped roofs over. Rear: similar to
eastern front save that the central driftway is not blocked but the
extreme right hand ground floor window is. To either side within the
driftway are 4 bays with round-headed archways to right and left
containing sunken doorways to the loose boxes and hay lofts. Two
central doors to each side with circular ashlar-framed pitch holes
above. Two ranges of loose boxes remaining inside. The plan and
elevations of the stables are similar to those at Tatton Park, Tatton
C.P., Macclesfield RDC (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ7085946512

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

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