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The Stables at Lyme Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Handley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3391 / 53°20'20"N

Longitude: -2.0531 / 2°3'10"W

OS Eastings: 396564

OS Northings: 382470

OS Grid: SJ965824

Mapcode National: GBR GY3T.9Q

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.FBLH

Entry Name: The Stables at Lyme Park

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407212

Location: Lyme Handley, Cheshire East, SK12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Lyme Handley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Disley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


4/65 The Stables at
14.1.67 Lyme Park.


Stables: dated 1863 by A.Darbyshire for William Legh. Hammer-dressed
buff sandstone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof with 4 stone
chimneys on west range. Courtyard plan with walled area to rear. 2
storey, symmetrical 9-bay front (1:3:1:3:1). Central opening under
low segmental arch with fluting at joints and ram's head keystone.
Triangular pediment above on Doric pilasters with some vermiculation.
Pair of gates, diagonally boarded and framed. An armorial plaque of
the Legh family flanked by moulded panels stands on the eaves above
entrance and hides a square hamper. End bays project slightly on
plinth and have raised quoins. Low segmental heads to windows with
carved keystones. Modillion cornice above with coped blocking course.
Remaining bays are similar. Date tablet on south range outer wall.
Inside of courtyard has plain, wedged low segmental heads to openings
with a 4-bay coach house in east range.

Listing NGR: SJ9656482470

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

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